The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, (EFCC) has intercepted the sum of N49 million CASH being taken through the airport.
According to a statement by EFCC’s spokesman, Wilson Uwujaren, the cash was found by operatives of the Commission during a routine baggage screening.
The money was contained in five unmarked and unaccompanied large black sacs.
“Upon examination, the bags were found to contain fresh crispy Naira notes of N200 denomination in 20 bundles totaling N40 million and N50 denomination in 180 bundles totaling N9 million with seal purportedly emanating from the Nigeria Security Printing and Minting Plc (NSPM) as seen in the labeled sealed packs.
The EFCC spokesman said investigation into the case was on to unravel the culprits behind the attempted illegal movement of the cash.