A Customs Officer, Nasiru Yola has died after he was knocked downwardly by a suspected smuggler along the Kaduna Zaria Highway.
The suspect was reportedly driving a Toyota Hilux Vehicle, 2021 model with registration number 12H 567 FG.
A statement by the Public Relations Officer of the Nigerian Customs Service, Kaduna Province Command, ASC Mohammed Yusuf said the suspect knocked downwardly the officers who died after sustaining grievous injuries.
The Customs Officer was reportedly on routine duty with other colleagues along the Zaria Kaduna highway, when the incident happened
He was taken to a infirmary in Zaria where he died a few hours later due to injuries sustained.
The statement said the deceased had suspected the vehicle and flagged it downwardly but the driver who refused to halt ran into him causing injuries.
The Customs PRO said the unlucky incident took location along Nuhu Bamalli Polytechnic, Zaria, Kaduna Province
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