Just some few days after thousands of ATMs and sim cards were intercepted by officers of the Nigeria Customs Service at the Lagos International Airport, officers of the Nigeria Customs at the Abuja Airport have again arrested two travellers carrying dozens of ATMs among other items.
The suspects – Sadiq Abubakar and Abdulsalam Umar arrived Nigeria from Dubai onboard Ethiopian airline on Wednesday.
The intercepted items from Dubai returnees
The intercepted items from Dubai returnees

Items seized from the suspects were 4,384 memory cards, 78 active ATM cards, 20 pieces of new mobile phones, and 62 Bluetooth devices.

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While handing over the suspects to officials of the EFCC, the Customs Area Controller, FCT Command, Comptroller Patience Burromvyat mni. said the suspects were arrested while conducting a routine examination of goods at the International wing of the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja.

The Customs Area Controller, FCT Command, Comptroller Patience Burromvyat mni
The Customs Area Controller, FCT Command, Comptroller Patience Burromvyat mni
The suspects have since been handed over to officials of the EFCC at the FCT Area Command of Customs for further investigation.

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