Ex-Custom Boss Dikko Inde Is Dead

Former Comptroller-General of the Nigeria Customs Service, Abdullahi Dikko Inde, is dead.

He died in Abuja after a brief illness.

The former customs boss was probed by anti-graft agencies, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) and the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC).

He was alleged to have corruptly enriched himself while in office, an allegation he denied.

Property that includes houses and cars worth billions of naira were seized from him.

He was born on May 11, 1960, in Musawa, a town in Katsina State.

Dikko later obtained a Bachelor of Science Degree in Economics and Master’s of Science Degree in Finance from the University of Dimitrov Apostle Tshenov, Svishtov, Bulgaria.

He joined the Nigerian Customs Service in 1988.