Customs Seizes Goods Worth N47m

The Comptroller-General of Customs (CGC) Strike Force Zone ‘A’ has seized 2,494 bags of 50Kg parboiled rice, 1288 jerrycans of vegetable oil and assorted cars with Duty Paid Value of N47million in one month.

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Concise News gathered that the Officer in Charge of CGC strike force Zone ‘A’ Deputy Comptroller (DC) Yahaya Biu disclosed on Thursday in Lagos.

According to Biu, the goods were intercepted in various locations in the zone.

“The seized items were conveyed in different vehicles ranging from Mazda to Toyota vehicles numbering six cars, five buses and two trucks,” he said.

“The vehicles were fully loaded with the seizures and parked at customs training college and warehouse in Ikeja earlier on Thursday, June 13, 2019.

“Other seized goods include a truck and five hired buses that were fully loaded with rice which was intercepted in Igbora area of Oyo axis, while five of the cars loaded with rice commodities were apprehended along Idiroko border axis of Ogun.

“Furthermore, another truck fully loaded with over 1,000 (25 litres) vegetable oil products from Malaysia was apprehended through the vibrant information profiling method of the strike force.

“The truck was intercepted in Lagos hinterland around Trade Fair, Mile 2 axis by information patrol team.”