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The money, sealed in brown envelopes and transported in the popular “Ghana must go” bags, was intercepted at the baggage hall of the Airport by officers of the Nigeria Customs Service, after being freighted to Nigeria from Saudi Arabia aboard Ethiopian Airline.

Kathleen Ekekezie, Assistant Comptroller-General, Zonal Coordinator, Zone ‘A’ Headquarters, NCS, made the disclosure while receiving the executive members of the Lagos State Council of the Nigeria Union of Journalists in her office in Lagos on Wednesday.

Speaking during the investigative hearing into the audit query issued by the office of the Auditor General of the Federation against Nigeria Customs Service, Chairman, House Committee on Public Accounts, Hon. Wole Oke, frowned at the complacency of various regulatory agencies that approved such waivers in breach of due process and extant financial regulations, thereby leading to huge loss of revenue into the Federation Account.