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Customs strike force warns smugglers, seizes N143.6 million goods

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Friday, April 8, 2022

The Nigeria Customs Carrier Strike Force says it has seized contraband payment over N143.64 million Duty Paid Designate (FOV) in its role of operation.

Coordinator of the Zone B Strike Force, Faith Ojeifo, who displayed the seized objects to journalists on Friday in Kaduna, warned smugglers against the illicit act or be prosecuted.

Mr Ojeifo listed the objects to incorporate 994 baggage of international rice, 960 baggage of Urea imprint of fertilisers, 43 cartons of pasta, 1,292 cartons of cleansing soap and 959 cartons of girls folks shoes.

Other objects were 4,275 litres of petrol, two trucks, a Toyota Starlet vehicle, 11 cartons of cigarettes, 196 bales of veteran clothes, amongst others.

He stated that the objects were seized from smugglers in Kebbi; Borno, Kano, Katsina, Yola, Kaduna and Yobe States.

“We strongly warn all those intent on sorting out the resolve of the NCS by bringing in prohibited objects, that we’re ready and tantalizing to fight them to a stand aloof.

The coordinator told people of the border communities to cooperate with Customs by providing credible recordsdata on the activities of smugglers.

(NAN)

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