The management of Bankers’ Warehouse has called on the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to release cash and its employees arrested at Enugu Airport on Thursday, December 20.
Bankers Warehouse is a company registered by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to carry out cash movement as well as currency processing.
NAN reports that the company in Lagos on Sunday explained that the cash were seized while its employees were arrested while carrying out legitimate business of cash movement for one of its banker clients.
It said the employees were arrested, interrogated and detained at Enugu Airport by the EFCC while carying out cash movement of its clients from its Onitsha branch to Lagos in spite of providing identification details.
“The document provided also included a covering note from the bank authourising the team to move the consignment which is the standard practice.
“We hereby state categorically that the movement of this currency was a legitimate business carried out on behalf of a legitimate financial institution.
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