Tongues are waxing within Nigeria’s auto business circle regarding the far-reaching effect of a mystery fire at Customs seized vehicles dump site that chopped off billions of naira worth of the seized vehicles at Idi-Iroko, Ogun State.
The vehicles were seized by Nigeria Customs Service largely for a source said could not be unconnected with the fact that they were being smuggled into the country through the Nigeria – Benin route.
A source told METROWATCH that:
“There is fire outbreak at Century of Customs in Idiroko.
“Most of vehicular seizures have been consumed by fire and no one can lay claim to the reason of the inferno.”
The Century of Customs where the vehicles were kept before the incident on Saturday, is