October 15, 2016

Customs Seize 37 Vehicles Loaded With Imported Rice...

Thirty seven (37) vehicles loaded with illegally imported rice have been seized by operatives of the Nigeria Customs while on patrol in Ogun along Ipokia, Idiroko/Oowode and Alari/Ifiyintedo axis.

Speaking with newsmen in Lagos, Deputy Comptroller in Charge of Enforcement at the Command, Mohammed Gagiyo said the vehicles were intercepted and seized while three suspects have been arrested in connection with the seizure.

The suspects, Olowe Oluwabunmi (m), Bibilari Olaniyi (m) and Rasheed Abiola (m) are currently being investigated in connection with the seizure.

DC Mohammed reiterated Customs' determination to continue its collaborative efforts with other agencies to rid the country of cross border trade malpractices and smuggling. He used the medium to inform the public that the ban on importation of rice through the land borders is still enforce.

4 comments:

Kay Heavy said...

Some Naija don't hear word @ all! Must dey died a smuggler?

eniola lawal said...

Chai

Harbolarkale Niyi said...

Seriously, it's high time FG allow importation through border to ease this hunger

Anonymous said...

Open the border and collect tax to stop smuggling.

Charles

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