A whistleblower nowadays led operatives of the economic and monetary Crimes commission, EFCC, to intercept huge sums of money in various currencies at the widespread Balogun Market in Lagos.
The monies embrace €547,730 and £21,090 in addition to N5,648,500 .
the full haul is set N250m on the prevailing change fee at the parallel market.
The interception followed knowledge that about N250 million cash was once being moved somewhere available in the market for conversion into foreign currencies by way of unidentified individuals.
Operatives replied timely, met the money in Bureau de alternate office, but a&#one hundred sixty; chunk of it had been converted into Euro and kilos sterling.
The BDC operators present in possession of the monies claimed they had been performing on behalf of their boss who despatched the cash&#a hundred and sixty; to them from one of the Northern states in Nigeria.
Two individuals apprehended all through the raid are helping the commission in its investigation