Nigerian Army warns Borno residents against smuggling fish

The Theatre Command of Operation Lafiya Dole in the North-East, has warned Borno residents against smuggling of fish from the Lake Chad Area of the state.
Colonel Onyema Nwachukwu, Deputy Director, Army Public Relations, gave the warning in Maiduguri in a statement issued to to newsmen.
Colonel Nwachukwu said it has been observed that following the re-opening of Maiduguri-Monguno-Baga Road, the illicit act of fish smuggling has been on the increase.
He noted that the general public should ne reminded that the ban on transportation of fish in commercial quantity along the aforementioned route is still very much in force, while tht defaulters will be arrested and sanctioned.