Customs seize contraband valued at N8.9bn

Customs seize contraband valued at N8.9bn(eight point nine billion naira).

The Nigeria Customs Service continues its campaign against smuggling as its strike force team makes another massive seizure of contraband goods valued N8.9bn (eight point nine billion naira).

The national coordinator, Abdullahi Kirawa says the seizures include 195 sacks of pangolin scales, an export prohibited item valued at 8.4 billion naira, truck loads of more than 8000 bags of 50kg foreign Parboiled rice and a forty foot container of fireworks and crackers.

Others include containers of second hand clothings, performance enhancement drugs and kegs of groundnut oil.

The smuggled goods were intercepted along the Land border areas around Ogun State axis, while the 195 sacks of pangolin scales were evacuated from a ware house in Ogun State.

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