The Comptroller-General of Customs Strike Force Team A has disclosed that in February it made seizures of various goods – rice, wears, drinks, cosmetics and textile with a duty paid value of N278, 789, 299.00.
Deputy Comptroller Ahmadu Shuaibu, Coordinator of the Team, disclosed in a press statement issued by Mr. Peter Duniyan, Public Relations Officer of the Federal Operations Unit Zone A, Ikeja, Lagos.
The items were 1,930 bags of foreign rice (50kg each), 552 cartons of foreign footwears, 1,227 rolls of chiffon textile materials, 18 pallets of perfumes, cosmetics and bags, 2,064 cartons of bulbs and 1,810 cartons of alcoholic and nonalcoholic wine
The successes recorded in the operations, according to DC Shuaibu, were based on intelligence; devoid of confrontations or injuries.
The statement further said the ICT component of the Team recovered the sum of N429,123,502.00 from demand notices raised within the period under review.
Thanking compliant traders and patriotic citizens for complying with the Customs extant regulations and laws, the Coordinator called on the non-compliant traders, importers and exporters to imbibe the desired positive change that would build and protect our economy.