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Customs seizes 34,725 liters of PMS, others

Customs seizes 34,725 liters of PMS, others
The Federal Operations Unit Zone A of the Nigeria Customs Service, said it intercepted 34,725 liters of Petroleum Motor Spirit, 7,261 bags of 50kg foreign parboiled rice equivalent to 12 trucks load other contrabands worth over N537million in July.

Addressing journalists at the unit in Ikeja on Thursday, the acting Customs Area Controller in charge of the unit, Hussein Ejibunu said that the unit also intercepted 201 cartons of expired seasoning, 39 bales of used clothes amongst others with the period under reeview.7,261 bags of 50kg foreign parboiled rice equivalent to 12 trucks load, 600 bags of basmati rice 5kg each, 34,725 liters of PMS, 39 bales of used clothes, 225 pieces of used tyres, 201 cartons of expired seasoning, 331 cartons of frozen poultry, six units of used imported cars, 2,634 cartons of slippers/shoes, 900 pairs of used shoes, 42 units of used motorcycles, amongst others.A misplaced priority as demonstrated in the use of hard earned forex for the importation of expired seasonings, used clothes, shoes and tyres is not only injurious to the economy.Ejibunu said, “You may recall that, some weeks ago, Nigerians had to pay more for PMS amidst scarcity.

” Related News Customs impound 2021 SUV, vegetable oil, others Agents forged my signature, cleared vehicles – Customs boss Kirikiri Customs collect N23bn in H1 2022 Ejibunu also said that the unit was able to arrest nine suspects in connection with the various seizures.5th August 2022 Customs officers on parade ground 5th August 2022 The Federal Operations Unit Zone A of the Nigeria Customs Service, said it intercepted 34,725 liters of Petroleum Motor Spirit, 7,261 bags of 50kg foreign parboiled rice equivalent to 12 trucks load other contrabands worth over N537million in July.

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