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Security operatives in broad day light intercepts smuggled foreign currencies in Kano Airport



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Bags filled with foreign currencies were intercepted by the joint security operatives smuggled into the country through Ethiopian Airline at the Mallam Aminu Kano International Airport in broad day light.

The insider source at the Airport disclosed that the particular airplane brought into Nigeria bags filled with different denominations of hard currencies at about 2.30 pm, Nigerian time.

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“Some security personnel uncovered some suspicious luggages and upon checking, discovered different foreign currencies stashed in them.”

The source added, “Upon further checking of the luggages, different foreign currencies such as US Dollars, Euro, Pounds Sterling and others were uncovered”.

“Security agents upon sighting the foreign currencies quickly reinforced and took strategic positions.

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“Immediately, they started counting the money which lasted till evening time of Thursday.

The amount couldn’t not be confirmed by our correspondent as efforts to speak with some security operatives involved in counting the money were unsuccessful.

Mallam Aminu Kano International Airport is a designed international airport that takes in international flights from parts of the world.


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