The Customs Comptroller on Enforcement, Headquarters, Kayode Olusemire, displayed the items to journalists at the Karu warehouse of the NCS in Abuja on Friday.
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Ali disclosed this when he received the Director-General, Customs Administration, Central Africa Republic, Fredrick Inamo, in Abuja on Tuesday.
This followed the adoption of a motion by Rep Shina Peller (APC-Oyo) on the floor of the House on Tuesday in Abuja.
Ali said this at the Graduation Ceremony of Junior Course 9 at the Nigeria Customs Command and Staff College, Gwagwalada, FCT on Friday.
Customs Area Controller, Mba Musa, disclosed this in a statement made available to newsmen in Lagos on Friday.
Oseni Olorukooba, the Coordinator, Comptroller-General of Customs Strike Force Zone B, stated this while displaying the seized items on Friday in Kano.
The NCS has also handed the banned substance to the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency.
Hundreds of traders took to the streets of Ibadan to protest against what they called invasion of their shops by men of the Customs Service who they alleged broke into shops at midnight to seize the bags of rice.
The team comprises operatives of the Nigeria Customs Service, Nigeria Immigration Service, National Intelligence Agency, Office of the National Security Adviser, Nigeria Police and Nigerian Army.
Then Comptroller revealed this on Tuesday when he spoke at a news conference in Katsina State.
Hussaini is facing a two-count charge of obtaining by false pretence contrary to and punishable under the Advance Fee Fraud and Other Related Offences Act 2006 before Hon Justice Ijeoma Ojukwu, of the Federal High Court, Abuja.
Malam Garba Shehu, the President’s Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, conveyed the President’s condolence message in a statement in Abuja on Friday.
It was learnt that the Katsina State indigene, who led the NCS from 2009 to 2015, died after a protracted illness.
The NCS Comptroller-General, retired Colonel Hameed Ali, made the announcement at the flagship News Agency of Nigeria Forum in Abuja on Sunday.
The money, sealed in brown envelopes and transported in the popular “Ghana must go” bags, was intercepted at the baggage hall of the Airport by officers of the Nigeria Customs Service, after being freighted to Nigeria from Saudi Arabia aboard Ethiopian Airline.
The Area Comptroller of the command, Peter Kolo, disclosed this at a news conference held at Idi-Iroko.
Kathleen Ekekezie, Assistant Comptroller-General, Zonal Coordinator, Zone ‘A’ Headquarters, NCS, made the disclosure while receiving the executive members of the Lagos State Council of the Nigeria Union of Journalists in her office in Lagos on Wednesday.
Speaking during the investigative hearing into the audit query issued by the office of the Auditor General of the Federation against Nigeria Customs Service, Chairman, House Committee on Public Accounts, Hon. Wole Oke, frowned at the complacency of various regulatory agencies that approved such waivers in breach of due process and extant financial regulations, thereby leading to huge loss of revenue into the Federation Account.
NCBN operates both television and a popular radio station in Abuja with endorsement and partnership with the Nigeria Customs Service.
The Director General of the association, Andy Ekwelem, stated this while addressing newsmen in Abuja on Saturday over the influx of smuggled rice into the country.