EFCC recovers more vehicles, others from ex-Customs boss

Ebun Francis ||  The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), has recovered another set of items including vehicles, tricycles, and motorcycles, from the former Comptroller- General of Nigerian Customs Service, Abdullahi Dikko Inde.
The items, which were recovered on Monday and Tuesday from another warehouse said to be the property of the embattled former Customs head include a 2013 model 32-seater Nissan bus, 42 cargo tricycles, one tipper truck, 16 motorcycles, over 500 rug carpets and two fire-proof safes were recovered from a warehouse, off Nnamdi Azikiwe Expressway, around NASFAT village in Igabi Local Government Area of Kaduna State.

The two safes, which were forced open by EFCC operatives in the presence of reporters, contained documents, an iron stamp, 50 and 20 naira notes, amounting to N1,560 and polyethylene bags.
Bappa Ibrahim, Zonal Head of EFCC in Kaduna said Tuesday that the recovery was made following a tip-off.
According to him, the operation, which led to the recovery of the items was a continuation of the anti-graft agency’s investigation of Dikko.
The two safes, which were forced open by EFCC operatives in the presence of reporters, contained documents, an iron stamp, 50 and 20 naira notes, amounting to N1,560 and polyethylene bags.
Ibrahim declined comments on the documents found inside the safes, saying further investigations would be carried out on them.
“The fresh operation, which started on Monday, 27th February 2017 till today is a continuation of last week operation, which led to the recovery of 17 exotic vehicles.”

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