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Custom Intercepts Fully Loaded Petrol Tanker With Bags Of Foreign Rice, Others

The Adamawa state command of the Nigeria Customs Service has intercepted  a fully loaded petrol tanker with bags of foreign rice and Urea fertilser hidden in black polythene bags.

The items worth over N144 million, were seized along the Nigeria-Cameroon border route over a period of two months.

Other items seized include 165 kilogram of pangolin scales and 1,000 kilogram of donkey skins wrapped in 10 sacks and PMS worth over N12 million.

Comptroller of Customs, Adamawa/Taraba Area Command, Olaniyi Alajogun who spoke to newsmen on the seizures, said they were able to achieve this because of the measures put in place to curb smuggling activities along the route.

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