Fidelity bank card banner Emerald Energy Institute Camano banner

Customs intercepts 8 Armoured Tanks at Nigeria/Cameroon border

By Barnabas Manyam on 25/08/2019

Gmail icon

Views: 2,361

•Armoured Personnel Carriers
•Armoured Personnel Carriers

The Nigeria Custom Service operatives have intercepted 8 Mine/Bomb-Resistant armoured personnel carriers at Konkol, a borderline village in Maiha Local Government Area of Adamawa State, between Nigeria and Cameroon republic.

Investigations revealed that these sophisticated weapons were being taken to Boko Haram when they missed their way.

It is not clear whether the vehicles were exiting or coming into the country, just as newsmen could not at the time of this report verify who was or were manning the military hardware.

However, sources within the Nigeria Customs who do not want to be mentioned revealed this to newsmen saying, “yes we have the 8 mine/Bomb – resistant equipment at our area command office in Yola, but you know I cannot be quoted for want of authority.

“You may wish to contact the Customs Public Relations Officer in Abuja, you’ll be furnished with more information Mr. Journalist”, the officer said.

He added further, “it was a successful operation, as our officers who we’re on a lookout at their duty posts spotted these exulted vehicular wonders at a lonely location and immediately moved to track them down.

Efforts to reach Public Relations Officers involved in the Army or the Customs operations did not succeed as phone calls directed to their respective GSM phones were not answered.

Newsmen could not immediately verify the destination of the military hardware, except that we can confirm that the region is facing serious security situation due to the activities of the Boko Haram terrorists.

There are also indications that the military high command in Abuja has directed an urgent investigation into the discovery, just as the equipment are currently at Customs Adamawa/Taraba Area command in Yola.

What is, however, clear is that Kamardeen Olumoh, Customs Area Comptroller for Adamawa/Taraba command is depicted in a picture in what looks like a handover ceremony between the Customs and the Nigerian Army?

As of now, no record of any arrest was made available. (Sunday Independent)

 

Source News Express

Posted 25/08/2019 8:08:24 PM

 

 

CLASSIFIED ADS

 

You may also like...
Ramadan begins today

Fayose tackles Oshiomhole for attacking Gov Okorocha

Buhari receives Weah

EFCC arrests Imo Accountant-General over strange withdrawal of...

Controversial lawmaker Abdulmunin Jibrin advises President Buhari to...

One million march in London for new Brexit...

CAN raises the alarm on fraudulent activities of...

INEC declares Ugwuanyi Enugu Governor-elect

HURIWA condemns arrest of Kaduna journalist, asks media...

Many feared killed in Adamawa clash, houses razed...

Fire razes house near Excellence Hotel, Lagos

Okowa, others lay wreaths, as Nigerians mark Armed...

 

Latest News Akpabio announces plans for industrial clusters in Niger Delta Magashi and challenges of national security Delta tribunal verdict fair, just, well-deserved, says Oyovbaire •Condemns court action as unnecessary Hostage regains freedom after 4 years in pirates’ custody PDP heads for Appeal Court as tribunal upholds Governor Masari’s re-election NNPC unveils plans to revamp refineries from January 2020 Obi advises Nigerian universities to look inwards No meeting between Dickson and Sylva — PDP Youth Network Okowa to Christians: Dedicate your life to serving God Another perspective on xenophobic attacks, By Odimegwu Onwumere 810,217 needles, others destroyed as fire guts WHO vaccination storage facility in Osogbo IBB tasks Igbos on unity, indivisibility of Nigeria

 

Most Read NUDE PHOTO OF OMOTOLA JALADE-EKEINDE surfaces online (542,580 views) Nigerian female sex addict opens up, says ‘I like it with both men and women’ (443,873 views) Shameless Genevieve Nnaji exposes breasts in public (390,339 views) Finally named: The full list of friends of Nigerian female sex addict who prowled Facebook (327,217 views) OLUMBA OLUMBA OBU (the one who called himself God) IS DEAD (295,368 views) Igbo scholar disgraces Femi Fani-Kayode •Demolishes claims on Igbo/Yoruba history with facts and figures (254,027 views) Breaking News: POPULAR REVEREND CONVERTS TO ISLAM in Kaduna (Nigeria) (250,328 views) 10 cars more expensive than Jets (239,091 views) OBJ’s son reported dead in Lagos plane crash •Names of more victims emerge (232,020 views) My wasted years in Olumba Olumba Obu’s Evil Brotherhood (218,003 views) Lagos plane crash: Journalist releases victims’ names (196,286 views) THE FINAL DISGRACE: Igbo scholar unleashes more facts about Igbo/Yoruba history, finishes off Femi Fani-Kayode with second article (193,858 views)

 

CBN milk production

CBN banner advert

UBA Wise Savers Promo

 

Categories Advertorials (3) African Press Organisation (81) Art & Literature (102) Business & Economy (4,454) Business Verdict (80) Columnists (1,113) Complaints & Requests (96) Enterprise & Opportunities (215) Entertainment (666) Features (815) Global Business Monitor (445) ICT Monitor (63) International (3,972) Interview (203) Live Commentary (30) Love Matters (171) Maggie's Blog (418) News (51,601) Opinion (1,364) Pidgin (17) Politics (11,469) Religion (1,103) Sports (2,173) Stock Watch (39) AMA & Al Jazeera Global Update

 

 

 

 

 

 

APO Group Partner

 

 

CLASSIFIED ADS

GOCOP Accredited Member

GOCOP Accredited member

 

 

Africa Media Agency and Al Jazeera