Western Marine Customs seizes N90.10 million rice, poultry product, cannabis

Hameed Ali, Comptroller-General of Nigeria Customs Service

The Western Marine  Command of the Nigeria Customs Service has disclosed that it seized 2, 035 bags of foreign parboiled rice and frozen product with a duty paid value of N44.10 million and  N12.2 million respectively.

The command also seized cannabis worth N32.9 million.

The Customs Area Controller of the command, Comptroller Boyiliya Binga disclosed while handing over the seized cannabis to the officials of the National Drug Enforcement agency.

Comptroller Binga said the cannabis and other items were seized from Bawe and Bera waterfront of Ogun State and Akoko/Badagry axis.

‘It is worthy of note that today we are handing over to the NDLEA a total of 1,286 wraps of cannabis totaling 1.286kg. The duty paid value for the cannabis is N32.8 million.

‘’We have made a total of 2, 035 bags of foreign parboiled rice with a duty paid value of N44.10 million, frozen poultry product of N12.2 million. The total duty paid value of all items seized is about N90.10 million,’’ said Comptroller Binga.

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