A Chief Immigration Assistant, Mrs Regina Dangana who is the 12th prosecution witness in the ongoing has said that the brief on the international passport with the name Honourable Mike Njoku and bill of lading used in clearing the container containing 450.400kg of cocaine at the Tincan Island Port was not endorsed by her.
Testifying before Justice Okon Abang of the federal high court Ikoyi, in Lagos on Wednesday, Mrs Dangana presented samples of previous briefs written by her while serving at the Tincan Island Port before her present posting to Sokoto.
As the immigration desk officer on duty, it was her responsibility to verify the international passport attached to the bill of lading and write brief to her immediate boss for further action.
The previous briefs were tendered as exhibits and the case adjourned as the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) prepares to present the 13th witness.
The accused persons include a Taiwanese, Fong Chui Sen, a timber merchant, a Chinese, Richard Wang, an importer of textiles and shopping bags as well as three Nigerians who are clearing agents Alhaji Inua Mohammed, Ezeala Kingsley and Godswill Asomugha.
They are facing trial over their alleged involvement in the unlawful importation of 450.400kg of cocaine seizure made by the NDLEA.