Customs to probe shooting of Katsina commissioner’s motorcade


The Nigeria Customs Service has set up a committee to investigate the alleged shooting of a commissioner’s motorcade by its operatives in Katsina State.

The Customs operatives had on Tuesday shot the motorcade of the Katsina State Commissioner for Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs, Alhaji Umar Gwajo-Gwajo, in Daura local government area of the state.

The Customs Acting Controller in the state, Dalha Wada-Chedi, who set up the committee, expressed optimism that the team would carry out the assignment diligently.

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He said the committee’s report would be released to the public and necessary action taken against the culprits.

Wada-Chedi said: “It is unfortunate that the incident occurred, but then we always believe in destiny.”

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