Lagos — The Customs Comptroller, Apapa Area Command, Charles Edike yesterday said that operatives of the service recovered several caches of arms and ammunition across the nation's borders, sea and airports in the past few months.
He said had it been the weapons had not been seized, they would have gotten into wrong hands.
Edike said this at a one-day conference on prevention of terrorism and insurgency in the Nigerian maritime domain, organized by Maritime Correspondents Organization of Nigeria (MARCON) in Lagos.
"I will not forget the one by 20 feet container that was seized at Tin-Can port, Apapa, with explosives, the 96 kg of explosives seized at the Murtala Mohammed International Airport, Ikeja, and those that were recorded at Idiroko and Seme borders. Some were also recovered in Oyo State, Benin expressway, Kaduna and Kano axis respectively," he added.