Massive seizures of Oyo,Osun Customs in photo news
.No hiding place for smugglers in Oyo -Says Comptroller Abdullahi
By Udeme Clement
The new Customs Area Controller, CAC, Oyo/Osun Area Command of Nigeria Customs Service, NCS, Comptroller Abdullahi Z. A, has said that there is no hiding place for the dare-devil smugglers in his area of coverage, warning economic saboteurs to desist from illicit trade and allow sanity in the economic environment.
Comptroller Abdullahi gave this warning while addressing newsmen on the mind boggling seizures recorded by his Command in only two months.
He demonstrated the unwavering determination by his Command to give smugglers a tough time by showcasing massive seizures of foreign rice, cannabis sativa (Indian Hemp), vehicles, vegetable oil, textile materials, 33 means of conveyance and other smuggled items, with a Duty Paid Value, DPV, of over N113.8million, recorded by Oyo/Osun Command within the period under review.
The Command also generated N21.9bilion (approximately N22billion), into the coffers of the Federal Government, from January to November 2018, realising 90.4 percent of the Command’s revenue target for 2018.
Financial Business brings you the second segment of the report on Oyo/Osun Customs Command in photo news, as shown below with specific photographs of the seized items.
From Left: Assistant Comptroller, AC Akpan Peterson, Customs Intelligence Unit, CIU, Assistant Comptroller, AC Eyo Inuekin, Valuation Unit, Comptroller Abdullahi, the CAC of Oyo/Osun Command and other senior officers, showcasing the seized items during a press conference in Ibadan, last week:
A car fully loaded with foreign rice by smugglers but intercepted by Oyo/Osun Command:
Large quantity of Indian Hemp seized by the same Command:
Some of the seized items:
The CAC and officers of the Command while taking newsmen round the seized items:
From left: The CAC giving statistics of revenue generation and seizures recorded by the Command within the period under review: