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30 Northern Youths Hiding Behind Baskets Of Pepper Inside Trailer Intercepted In Ogun (Photo)



Some northern youths hiding behind baskets of pepper inside a trailer have been apprehended in Ogun.

30 Northern youths hiding inside trailer have been intercepted by men of the Ogun State Traffic Compliance and Enforcement Agency (TRACE), on Monday.

They were intercepted at Sango Ota area of the state. It was the IVECO truck with registration number KANO XG 172 KNG was stopped for search by the operatives of the agency where it was discovered that 30 persons were hidden behind baskets of pepper.

The truck which was reported to have been covered with a tarpaulin but was turned back by the officials of the road management control manning the Joju junction in the town.

Tribune Online gathered that the truck with the 30 Northern youths was turned back and led to the tollgate between Ogun and Lagos states.

When contacted, TRACE Public Relations Officer, Babatunde Akinbiyi, confirmed the developement, saying the truck and its occupants were travelling to an unknown destination.