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FOU makes N1.4bn seizures, warns smugglers

The Nigeria Customs Service (NSC), Federal Operations Unit (FOU) Zone A, Ikeja, Lagos State has announced seizures of contraband with a Duty Paid Value (DPV) of N1.4 billion
The amount represents the value of smuggled goods seized between 4th and 31 October according to the Controller of the FOU Mohammed Uba during a briefing with maritime reporters at the command.
According to him the seized items include 6,206 bags of foreign rice of 50 kg more than 10 trailers, 67 bales of secondhand clothing, 600 cartoons of foreign poultry products, 13 parcels of Indian hemp, 405 pieces of used tyres and 54 kegs of foreign vegetable oil.
Uba added that: “ Two containers were seized for contravening customs law. While one of the containers carried fridges, 270 cartoons of refined sun flower oil, 55 pieces of used gas compressors, 18 packs of Juice and other assorted items as against cooking gas declared in the SGD.

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