The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) and State Security Service (SSS) on June 17, 2021, arrested one Sabo Suleiman with $184,800 hidden inside a diaper at the Malam Aminu Kano International Airport, Kano State.
It was gathered that the suspect was nabbed while trying to claim an unaccompanied luggage which arrived aboard an Ethiopian Air flight ET911 from Saudi Arabia through Addis Ababa.
The suspect has now been handled over to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). And according to the anti-graft agency’s spokesperson, Wilson Uwujaren, contained in the diaper packs were bales foreign currency notes valued at $184,800 and 723,310 Saudi Riyals.
The dollar component is worth over N76 million at the official exchange rate of $1 to N411, while the Riyal is worth about N79 million at the official exchange rate of SAR1 to N110.