The Nigeria Customs Service, Federal Operations Unit, Zone A said it lost four of its officers to smugglers in 2022.…
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The Comptroller, Albashir Hamisu, while briefing newsmen Tuesday in Kaduna disclosed that 92 seizures were recorded by the unit within the period including 12 vehicles.
The Acting Controller of the unit, Deputy Comptroller Hussein Ejibunu, revealed this at a news conference in Lagos.
The Acting Comptroller in Charge of the Unit, DC Hussein Ejibunu, made this known on Monday in a statement signed by Theophilus Duniya, the Public Relations Officer of the zone.
This was contained in a statement on Friday in Kaduna by the Comptroller of the unit, Al-Bashir Hamisu.
Lawal in a press statement signed by the unit Public Relations Officer, Jerry Attach, made available to the News Agency of Nigeria, warned smugglers to restrain from illegal business or face severe punishment if arrested.
A statement today by the unit’s Public Relations officer, ASCI MA MAGAJI, said as the officers came under attack by some youths from adjoining communities, carrying dangerous weapons; and a melee ensued as they tried to disarm one of the officers.
The Nigeria Customs Service in Imo says it confiscated three Cartons of Tramadol, three cartons of Codeine, used compressors/tyres, foreign spices and other goods worth N29.47million within three months.
The Federal Operations Unit, Zone “A” of the Nigeria Customs Service said it intercepted 3,792 kg of Indian Hemp worth N379.2 million along the Oyo/Osun border within the past four months.
The Federal Operations Unit of Nigerian Customs Service in Owerri said it had seized contraband worth about N500 million.
The Federal Operations Unit Zone ‘A’ of the Nigeria Customs Service, Ikeja, said it intercepted contraband with a Duty Paid Value of N2.05 billion.
The controller of the unit, Alhaji Usman Dakingari, disclosed this to newsmen on Sunday in Katsina.
The Area Controller of the command, Comptroller Mohammed Garba, made the disclosure to newsmen in Lagos on Wednesday.
Customs FOU Controller, Mohammed Uba, told newsmen in Lagos that among the contraband were 18 assorted vehicles, including a Rolls Royce.
The Customs Area Controller of the unit, Comptroller Garba Mohammed, said this when he conducted newsmen round Customs’ warehouses in Lagos on Wednesday.
On August 8, the command intercepted various items, including vehicles and Indian hemp, with a Duty Paid Value of N1.61 billion.
The Comptroller-General of Customs, retired Colonel Hameed Ali, made the disclosure while briefing newsmen on Monday in Lagos