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Customs Seizes N81m Worth Of Contraband

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The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Western Marine Command, Lagos, has disclosed that it seized 81 Million worth of contrabands in less than a month.

The new Comptroller of Customs, Western Marine Command, Benjamin Binga, said the seizures in Idiroko, Yekeme and Badagry axis were made were made possible through intelligence gathering efforts of the officers.

The comptroller, who recently took charge of the command recently insist that there is no hiding place for smugglers.

Barely four days after I assumed office there was massive seizure of wraps of cannabis along the Badagry creeks, signaling a purposeful start.

“Within thirty days other seizures were made, showing that the officers actually read my lips when I declared zero tolerance on smuggling during the handover ceremony,’’ Binga said.

Binga also warned economic saboteurs to stay clear the zone as the command was poised to stop their illegal dealings.

The comptroller said that the seizures had been auctioned to the public and some security agencies.


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