The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) in Ogun State has intercepted 8,417 bags of smuggled rice and a tanker conveying 45,000 litres of adulterated diesel between May and June this year.
Addressing newsmen at the Idiroko border, the Controller, Bamidele Makinde, said the command generated NI2,818,181 from importation and auction sales of petrol intercepted at different locations and exit points to the Republic of Benin.
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He also said a truck load of 320 cartons of imported footwear with an estimated Duty Paid Value of N764,974,800 was intercepted, while noting that the command confiscated illicit drugs and narcotics worth N221,820,820 which handed over to the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA).