Seme Customs massive seizures in photo news
.Intercepts expired rice, N3million table water from China
By Udeme Clement
Two days ago, Seme Area Command of Nigeria Customs Service, NCS, recorded massive seizures, just after two weeks the Command unveiled mind boggling seizures of prohibited items smuggled into the country through the border.
This time, the Command intercepted 7,524 bottles of foreign table water imported from China, with a total Duty Paid Value, DPV, of over N3million.
Other seizures made include 9 vehicles carrying 83 cartons of soap, 1,718 bags of foreign rice, 26 bales of used clothes, 13 bags of expired rice and two cartons of lemon cream, among many other seized prohibited items”.
Most spectacular was the seizure of a Toyota Hilux Van masked in official regalia with 16 bags of foreign rice, intercepted at Gbaji axis through intelligence.
The Customs Area Controller, CAC, of the Command, Comptroller Mohammed Uba, who disclosed this during a press conference at Seme, emphasised that hard time awaits economic saboteurs in his area of coverage, as his men would leave no stone unturned in thwarting their efforts.
Financial Business captured the second segment of the report in photo news, as shown below:
Comptroller Uba in front responding to questions from news men on the mind boggling seizures made by his Command in just few days:
Comptroller Uba and his men taking Journalists round the area where the seized items were displayed:
From left the CAC, DC Enforcement of the Command, DC Adahunse, the Public Relations Officer, Saidu Nuruddeen and other senior officers of the Command during the press conference at Seme. The CAC is expressing displeasure about activities of illicit traders:
From left Comptroller Uba, DC Enforcement of the Command, DC Adahunse, the Public Relations Officer, Saidu Nuruddeen and other senior officers of the Command during the press conference at Seme. The CAC is showing some of the seized items:
The prohibited items seized along with vehicles used as means of conveyance: