Abdullahi Dikko Inde, ex-customs boss, is dead

By our reporter| The former Comptroller-General of the Nigeria Customs Service, Alhaji Abdullahi Dikko Inde, has died, aged 60.

Inde died in Abuja on Thursday of suspected COVID-19 related complications.

He served as the head of the customs between 2009 and 2015, and untill his death was facing several corruption charges by the ICPC and EFCC.

The former Customs boss recently refunded N1.9 billion to the Federal Government treasury.

Born on 11 May 1960 in Musawa town, a local government area of Katsina State, Inde attended Government College, Kaduna from 1974 till 1980.

He later obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in economics from the University of Dimitrov Apostle Tshenov, Svishtov, Bulgaria.

He also bagged a Master of Science degree in finance from the same school.

He joined the Nigerian Customs Service in 1988 and retired in 2015.

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