A man has died after he was allegedly shot by Nigeria Customs officials while transporting bags of rice to Sokoto state. According to reports, the driver was conveying bags of rice from Niger Republic to Sokoto state where he met Customs agents on duty at a checkpoint..
It was gathered the man was stopped by the officers – with him reportedly refusing to follow them to their station.
This allegedly made one of the Customs men shoot the driver in the forehead as he died instantly.
On seeing what had happened, the officials fled the scene moments later.