Viral Video: Customs Official Admits to Offering 7 Bags of Rice to Bandits, Describes Terrorists as “Friendly”

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Viral Video: Customs Official Admits to Offering 7 Bags of Rice to Bandits, Describes Terrorists as "Friendly"
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A Nigerian Customs official, identified only as Mohammed, has stirred controversy after a viral video surfaced showing him admitting to offering seven bags of rice to bandits.

 

In the footage obtained by Ejes Gist News, Mohammed confesses to risking his life to deliver the rice to the bandits, praising them for their supposed friendliness.

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The video has sparked outrage and raised concerns about the relationship between government officials and criminal elements, particularly in regions plagued by banditry and smuggling activities.

According to Mohammed’s account in the video, he claimed to have encountered the bandits during a confrontation over seized rice intended for smuggling. In an apparent attempt to pacify the armed group, he decided to offer them seven bags of rice, which they had confiscated.

 

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In a shocking statement, Mohammed stated that his services were not limited to serving the interests of the Nigerian Customs but also extended to benefitting “the nation,” including the bandits themselves.

 

Ejes Gist News reports that his admission has fueled speculation about the extent of collusion between certain government agencies and criminal syndicates operating in various parts of the country

 

It has also raised questions about the effectiveness of security measures in combating smuggling and banditry, as well as the integrity of officials tasked with upholding the law.

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Many Nigerians have condemned Mohammed’s actions, arguing that offering concessions to criminals only emboldens their activities and undermines efforts to maintain law and order.

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They have called for a thorough investigation into the matter and for appropriate disciplinary measures to be taken against those found complicit in such dealings.

 

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Watch Video as Customs Official Admits to Offering 7 Bags of Rice to Bandits, Describes Terrorists as “Friendly”

 

As of the time of writing this report, the Nigerian Customs Service has not issued an official statement regarding the video of Mohammed’s admission that bandits were friendly and they offered them 7 bags of rice.

 

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