Monday, August 25, 2014

Ebola Virus:

Custom Intercepts And Impounds Trailer Loaded With Monkey Meat. The Nigeria Custom Service has impounded a trailer full of smoked meat allegedly said to be monkey meat being imported into the country through the Jibia border in Katsina State. The Nation reports that NCS Federal Operation Unit "Zone B" led by OC of the team, Assistant Comptroller, Gambo Azare deemed the seizure of the trailer loaded with monkey meat necessary due to the Ebola rampage in the country. The truck contained 351 bags of bush monkey meat and that each of the bags weighed 100kg. Topping many of the reasons also, is the knowledge that the NCS has about monkeys being one of the major source of the deadly Ebola Virus disease, stressing that the seized monkey meat may have come from Libya. The Nigeria Custom Service, which is alive to joining hands with the government and citizens at large to curtail the pawns of this deadly disease immediately set the monkey meats on fire, destroying it, under the supervision of the Comptroller, Federal Operation, Zone B of the service, ATM Maina and the Deputy Governor of Katsina State represented by the Commissioner for health. According to the officer, who led the operation, Assistant Comptroller, Gambo Azare, the driver of the trailer full of the infectious monkey meat ran away, abandoning the trailer when he noticed he was being trailed by men of the Nigeria Custom Service, a trail which later turn into a hot chase that made the man to abandon the vehicle and ran into the forest.

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