The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Ogun 1 Area Command, has intercepted 6,924 bags of smuggled foreign parboiled rice, equivalent to 11 trailer loads, during its operations in the last two months.
The command also generated N34,174,105 revenue and a total of Duty Paid Value (DPV) of N335,855m on all the seizures made within the period under review.
The Area Controller, Bamidele Makinde, who disclosed this on Tuesday in Abeokuta while giving the command’s scorecard for April and May, said the seizures included three foreign used luxury buses being smuggled into the country through the Ohumbe border on May 15.
He said two Toyota Hiace buses were also intercepted on a bush path in Sawojo and Imasayi communities.
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Other seizures, according to him, are gallons of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) and Indian hemp.