At Dangote Cement Ibese Plant ,the transport section has intercepted one of the company’s truck loaded with contraband's in Ibadan, and handed the drivers over to the Nigeria Customs Service for proper investigation and prosecution.
The arrest of the drivers, according to Dangote Cement, was effected by a team of its security personnel led by the chief security officer, who acted on intelligence bordering on misconduct by some of the drivers.
While handing over the drivers and the motor boy to the Customs authority, Assistant General Manager in charge of security services, Dangote Cement Ibese Plant, Ali Garba, explained that the company had a surveillance section that monitors all the trucks and their drivers’ activities.
He said, “On June 7, 2017 at about 1820 hours, intelligence information received by Dangote senior drivers Ibese led to the interception of a Dantrans truck No. KMC 38 XR/ICT-13A-083 driven by a former and dismissed driver Ismaila Abubakar. The truck was loaded with frozen turkey allegedly loaded at Iyana Isolo, Lagos State and heading to Benin City, Edo State”
Garba added that while Nasiru H. Ahmed 284393 was the bona fide driver of truck KMC 38 XR/ICT-13A-083, preliminary investigation revealed that on June 2, he loaded 900 bags of cement for the Benin Depot.