There is a battle to save the life of Musa Maigari Mohammed, an Assistant Superintendent of Customs at the National Orthopedic Hospital Lagos, who was brutally injured with machetes by suspected smugglers in Ogun State.
He was part of a joint patrol team of officers drawn from the Ogun Command and Federal Operations Unit roving around Ibeji River,Idogo Ifoyintedo axis that were ambushed at about 9am on Wednesday.
His attackers were resisting the seizure of a Toyota Highlander with chassis number STDJKRFHES059484. While other officers sustained various degrees of injuries, Mohammed was not too lucky.
The vehicles was successfully seized and driven to the Ogun Customs Sentry office in Idiroko .
Abdullahi Maiwada , Customs Public Relations Officer for Ogun Command who confirmed the incident, disclosed that efforts are being made to save the life of the injured officer while moves are on to arrest the attackers .