Stella Dimoko Customs Arrest Chinese Man Over N493.5m Worth Of Elephant Tusks And Pangolin Shells


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Friday, February 16, 2018

Customs Arrest Chinese Man Over N493.5m Worth Of Elephant Tusks And Pangolin Shells

The Federal Operations Unit (FOU) Zone A of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has intercepted sacks of elephant tusks and pangolin shells in a warehouse at No. 38, Ogundana Street, Off Allen Avenue, Ikeja, with a combined Duty Paid Value (DPV) of N493.5 million.

The unit also arrested a Chinese suspect, Mr. Ko Sin Ying, in connection with the items whose export breaches international protocols and conventions.

Addressing newsmen in Lagos, yesterday, Comptroller, Mohammed Uba Garba, disclosed that the team, acting on intelligence, had mounted surveillance on the area and on a tip-off, raided the apartment where the security confirmed the occupant to be a Chinese national, Mr. Ko Sin Ying.

Garba noted that the export of such endangered species of animals like elephant and pangolin breaches international protocols and conventions. According to him, the United Nations Charter on the Preservation of Endangered Species entails that Customs administrations globally protect wildlife by intercepting illegal trade on such animals.
From Sunnews 


  1. *yinmu...
    When money enters their hand,this case and the gra gra will vanish!...

  2. That ogundana na real base of all. Wondering what he was going to do with it

  3. Ko Sin ying

    Can any chinese blog visitor tell us the meaning

  4. Nawa o. Everybody is now doing illegal things in Nigeria. Maybe he didnt pay them enough bribe and they exposed him.Nigeria customs are very corrupt.


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