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Illegal Imports: NCS Federal Operations Unit Zone ‘B’ Seizes Goods Worth N74m

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) Federal Operation Unit, Zone B Kaduna, has confiscated 635 Bags of foreign parboiled rice from various warehouses and shops discovered within the Zone In February 2021 following intelligence reports.

According to a statement signed by the unit’s Public Relations Officer, MA Magaji, the Comptroller of the unit, AB Hamisu, said the seizures and evacuation were made by Officers serving in various teams within the Command from 7 to 15 February 2021.

According to the statement, the items paraded include 13 vehicles, 232 gallons of 25 litres of PMS,  344 cartons of spaghetti, 183 pieces of used tyres and various other contraband items having a total duty paid value of Seventy Four Million, Three Hundred and Thirty Eight Thousand, Five Hundred Naira (N74,338,500.00).

The Unit according to the Comptroller, will not relent in its efforts at ensuring that smuggling activities are brought to the barest minimum within the Zone.


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