Nigeria has report the discovery of an illegal arms consignment from Iran to the UN Security Council, a overseas office spokesman said Wednesday, with the occurrence a possible contravention of sanction.
"A formal announcement was forward to the chairman of the Security Council ... on the 12th of November conveying information that arms originating from Iran were seized," said spokesman Ozo Nwobu.
The notification also well-versed the board that "investigation into the situation into the arms delivery were ongoing," he added.
Iran is under four sets of UN sanction over its nuclear programme. The sanctions take in a ban on arms sales.