Police Wades Into ANLCA Crises, Invites President, VP, Scribe Others, For Questioning

The Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS), Lagos State Police command has invited the National President of Association of Nigerian Licensed Customs Agents (ANCLA) Hon.  Iju Tony Nwabunike, the Vice President, Dr. Kayode Farinto and the National Secretary, Alhaji Abdulazeez Babatunde for questioning at the Lagos State Police headquarters, Ikeja.

The invitation followed a petition to the office of the Commissioner of Police, Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS), Lagos State Police command by the Board of Trustees (BOT) of the association.

Also invited for questioning are: the ASECO Chairman, Barr. Raymond Onyimba, Mr. Segun Alabi, Mr. Femi Anifowose, Chief Dom Obi and Mr. Solomon Nnamocha.

The letter of invitation dated 30th September, 2020 and signed by SP Adigun Abdulfatai, for O/C SARS, which was sighted by our correspondents  stated that: “ The Office is investigating a case of conduct likely to cause the breach of public peace reported to the Commissioner of Police, Lagos State Police command, Ikeja by the Board of Trustees of the association in which your name and members of your executives namely: Kayode Farinto, Abdulazeez Mukaila, Raymond Onyimba, Segun Alabi, Femi Anifowoshe and Solomon Nnamocha featured.

“To facilitate the investigation, you are kindly requested to interview the O/C SARS Ikeja through 2i/c SARS, SP Abdulfatai Adigun with Phone number 08033085663 along with the above mentioned members on Friday 2nd October, 2020 by 10:00am prompt.

Recall that there has been a lingering crisis between the National Executive Committee (NECOM) and the Board of Trustees of the association following alleged refusal of the NECOM to obey court order recognizing the Taiwo Mustapha led faction as the genuine BOT of the association.

Nwabunike had said recently that jail term awaits anyone who parades himself as member of the board following the court ruling.