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Vicious Attack Meted on Customs Officer in Ogun

At about 7:30pm on Friday 8th May, 2020, Officers and Men of Nigeria Customs Service Ogun I Command went on information patrol to Ilashe village in Ipokia Local Government Area of Ogun state.

During operation, they Intercepted thirty-five (35) bags of smuggled parboiled rice of 50kg each ferried by a convoy of motorcyclists (popularly known as okada).

On their way out of the area, the diehard smugglers mobilised themselves in an overwhelming number,  launching a vicious attack  with assorted  weapons on Officers performing their lawful duties.

In an effort to repell the attack and avoid blood shed, one officer of the Customs, Assistant Superintendent Chidi Johnson was brutally matcheted, sustaining deep cuts in various parts of his body.

The seriously wounded Officer was immediately rushed to the hospital for medical attention, and luckily he is responding to treatment (pictures attached).

To this end, five suspects have been arrested in connection with the incident and are currently…