Police cart away N85 million maize from AFEX warehouse

The Nigeria Police pressure, Kastina Command, had been accused of carting away 5,575 baggage of maize worth N85million from AFEX Commodity exchange Ltd warehouse.

The us of a manager of AFEX Commodity alternate, Ayodeji Balogun told newsmen in Abuja, that the illegal confiscation of the employer’s grains turned into authorized with the aid of the Kastina nation Commissioner of Police and finished by the unique Anti-theft squad (SARS).

consistent with him, July 6, 2017, cellular cops broke into their warehouse in Zaria, along Kastina road, handcuffed personnel and refused to soft the hunt warrant.

once they finally offered the warrant, it turned into discovered it turned into in opposition to diversified Consulting organization, which is unknown to them, as AFEX has no courting with the company.

The united states manager stated research confirmed that various Consulting enterprise allegedly purchased maize from traders in Funtua, Katsina kingdom about 4 months ago and had not paid till date.

Explaining that the warehouse changed into beneath hire from the Federal authorities to assist farmers store grains and reduce post harvest loss, he lamented that for the police to have evacuated grain stock from the warehouse when the hunt warrant didn’t even kingdom such turned into a most degrading remedy.

The Commissioner of Police Kastina country, Usman Ali Abdullahi in a cellphone interview confirmed the incident, preserving that the hunt warrant was at the example of the aggrieved birthday celebration who felt cheated.

“We aren’t aware of any company by using the call AFEX Commodity change, if they feel shortchanged, they could come to us for clarification or searching for redress from a court of regulation,” he said.

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