Reps invite Customs, DSS over illegal arms import (Nation)

Reps invite Customs, DSS over illegal arms import (Nation)

The House of Representatives has invited the Nigeria Customs Service and the Department of State Service (DSS) to brief it on the influx of small arms and light weapons into the country.

This was sequel to a motion under Matters of Public Importance by Mr. Obinna Chidoka (Anambra-PDP) to ascertain the cause(s) of the influx and how to stop it.

Chidoka said the Customs had on four occasions this year intercepted firearms totalling 2,671 pieces smuggled into the country since January.

He said a set of firearms was seized in May while the third and fourth were seized in September. Read more

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