Some Nigerian Customs officers in Ogun Area 1 Command were allegedly shot by some gunmen believed to be smugglers while evacuating bags of smuggled rice.
The report indicated that a young man, who was assisting the NCS to evacuate the smuggled goods was hit by a stray bullet and was rushed to the hospital.
The Command’s Spokesperson, Abdullahi Maiwada, said the incident happened on Monday at about 2:30pm.
He added that two patrol vehicles belonging to the Nigerian Army and the NCS were equally pelted with bullets.
According to him, 110 bags was ceased in the operation; adding that one suspect was also arrested.