Fatal Shooting: Ogun NCS Clarifies Its Role
The Nigeria Customs Service, NCS, Ogun State Command, Area One says the death of a passerby at Agosasa, Ipokia Local Government Area of the state was due to the villagers’ connivance with smugglers to attack the officers with petrol bombs and other weapons during an operation.
The Public Relations Officer of the command, Mr Abdullahi Maiwada while speaking with Radio Nigeria on the incident said only two persons were injured during the face-off between smugglers and the customs men.
Mr Maiwada stated that smugglers have continued to defy various means to continue their economic sabotage noting that the command will not relent at enforcing the ban on smuggling.
The Police Public Relations Officer, Ogun State Police Command, Alhaji Abimbola Oyeyemi while also confirming the incident on phone said he was awaiting the brief on the incident from the Divisional Police Officer in Ipokia.