The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) announced on Tuesday that they intercepted gold worth N211 million at the Murtala Mohammed International Airport, Lagos.
According to the agency, the gold was being illegally transported through the Murtala Mohammed International Airport, Lagos en route Dubai, United Arab Emirate.
In a statement released to press, Acting EFCC spokesman, Mr Tony Orilade, said,
“Following intelligence report, the operatives on November 9, 2018 uncovered the gold weighing about 35kg just at the point of departure of a suspect currently in the EFCC’s custody. “Investigation is ongoing to unravel his accomplice behind the illegal movement of the goods. Meanwhile, the suspect is cooperating with operatives.