Shocked: Cleaner caught with N53m at Lagos airport



An airport cleaner has been arrested after he was caught with the sum of $271,135 (about N53m) at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos. The airport worker, named Mr. Tijani Owolabi, works
with one of the cleaning contractors at the airport
It was revealed that some of the foreign currency was found
on Owolabi while the rest was recovered from the
sanitary bucket he was holding while trying to pass through screening machine.
The statement by the FAAN read
“Aviation security personnel of the Federal
Airports Authority of Nigeria today
September 3, 2015 prevented the
trafficking of a total sum of 271,135
American dollars through the Murtala
Muhammed Airport, Ikeja.
“The sum was found on a worker with one
of the cleaning contractors at the airport,
Mr. Tijani Owolabi, during a pat down at
one of the screening points at ‘D’ Finger of
the international terminal.
“The airport cleaner who was suspected to
be conveying the foreign currency to an
accomplice at the sterile area of the
terminal, was immediately apprehended by aviation security staff on duty and handed over to the appropriate security agencies at the airport for further investigation.
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