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Customs Seizes Fake Drugs At Lagos Seaport

Customs Seizes Fake Drugs At Lagos Seaport
  • PublishedMay 26, 2021

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), has intercepted unregistered and fake drugs imported into the country through the nation’s seaport.
Comptroller General Strike Force of the Unit recovered N426.4million as debit note collected on cargoes that were under declared at the seaport.
This was disclosed by the Coordinator of the unit, Deputy Comptroller, Ahmadu Shuaibu, while speaking with newsmen in Lagos on Wednesday.
He added that the impounded were super market goods, smuggled foreign parboiled rice among others smuggled items.
According to him, “sequel to consientious documentary checks, the ICT component of the team recovered the sum of N426.4 million from demand notices (DN) raised with within April till yesterday. The money recovered from demand notices could have been lost to unscrupulous importers”, he stated.

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