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Customs impounds trailers of rice in 11 months

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) in Ogun State has impounded 44,933 bags of smuggled rice, equivalent to 73 trailer loads, between February and December this…

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) in Ogun State has impounded 44,933 bags of smuggled rice, equivalent to 73 trailer loads, between February and December this year.

The command also intercepted 16,224 kegs of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS), 99 units of vehicles used as means of conveyance, 41 sacks and 940 wraps of Indian hemp during the period.

The Area Controller, Bamidele Makinde, disclosed this on Tuesday while briefing newsmen on the activities of the command, noting that the Duty Paid Value (DPV) of the seizures was N4.88bn.