Customs Officer’s Stray bullet kills artisan in Ogun

One Idowu Moses has died after being hit stray bullets fired by men of the Nigerian Customs Service in Oja-Odan in the Yewa South Local Government Area of Ogun State.

It was learnt that he sustained several gun shot injuries from shots fired by men of the Nigerian customs while they were chasing a smugglers around the Oja-Odan in the Yewa South Local Government Area of Ogun State.

Relatives report that after being rushed to the Federal Medical Centre, Abeokuta for medical attention, he however, gave up the ghost only hours later.

It was gathered that Moses was in his workshop with other artisans when the stray bullet hit him.

It is not clear yet whether the Nigerian Customs Service has officially made a public statement about the incidence, or whether a compensation package was being contemplated for the deceased.

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