• Customs seizes N1.3 bn smuggled rice, others, arrests 23

    Customs seizes N1.3 bn smuggled rice, others, arrests 23

    A total of N1.3 billion worth of smuggled items have been seized by a special team set up by Hamid Ali, Comptroller General [CGC], Nigeria Customs Service, two months ago, an official said on Friday.

    Musa Jalo, an Assistant Comptroller of Customs who heads the CGC’s Compliance Team, said in Kaduna that 23 suspects were arrested in various operations it carried out across the country.

    He said that the seized items included rice, vegetable oil, sphaghetti, poultry products, used tyres, used vehicles, […]