Customs Officer Crushed to Death at Kebbi Checkpoint

Aminu Abdullahi, an Inspector with the Nigeria Customs Service, Kebbi Area Command, was reportedly knocked down by a car at a checkpoint within the state.

The deceased was on July 13, crushed to death by one Salauddeen Abdulwasiu who was driving a Toyota Corolla 2015 model along the Mararraba Junction checkpoint in Yauri.

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“It was gathered that the deceased sustained severe injuries, including a fracture on his right leg – and was later rushed to General Hospital Yauri for immediate treatment before he was confirmed dead,” the service tweeted.

The service added that the late Aminu, had been buried according to Islamic rites at Mabera Cemetry, an area in Sokoto State.

“Subsequently, The Nigeria Customs Service, Kebbi Area Command, has sent a delegation of some officers to commiserate with the family of the late IC Aminu Abdullahi.

“Meanwhile, the Nigeria Customs Service has swung into a thorough investigation to ascertain the cause of the incident.

“IC Abdullahi was born on the 15th of May, 1980 and is survived by a wife and four (4) children,” it stated.

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