An unspecified amount of decayed foreign currencies in the house of a deceased Customs Officer in Kano included US dollars and UK pounds sterling among others was yesterday recovered.
Under the Earth’s surface covered by polythene bags were the heap of the recovered currencies. This was revealed during refurbishments of the house near the FCE Kano in the customs quarters.
When the officer of the deceased was alive without informing relatives or associates the currencies were supposedly buried.
The deceased was one of the senior officers in the Nigerian customs office at Kano, though the name and rank of the officer were not made public.
NG Times Online News has found that research is ongoing to reveal both the real owner and the reason for burying the decayed currencies.