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  • Updated: August 08, 2023

Ogun Customs Generates N13m, Seizes 2,000 Bags Of Rice

Ogun Customs Generates N13m, Seizes 2,000 Bags Of Rice

Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) seized over 2,000 bags of smuggled rice and generated N13,370,229 as revenue in the month of July.

This was made known in a statement by the Comptroller, Ogun 1 Area Command, Bamidele Makinde through the spokesperson, Hammed Oloyede

According to Makinde, the revenue was generated from baggage assessment and proceeds from auction sales of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS).

"The Command seized 2,113 bags of foreign parboiled rice of 50kg each, 21 units of vehicles (means of conveyance and imported used cars), 17,950 litres of PMS, and 1,416 pieces of used tyres, among others.

"The seizures were made from different areas across Ogun through intelligence gathering, adding that the estimated payable duty on the items is N106,757,592."

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