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Customs Impound N663m Goods In Three Months

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Posted: Apr 4, 2016 at 4:04 am   /   by   /   comments (0)

The Nigeria Customs Service,  Federal Operations Unit,  Zone ‘C’, Owerri, said  it made a total of 70 seizures with a Duty Paid Value of N663,089,296 for the months of January, February and March, 2016 as against the sum of N650,561,172 recorded for the year 2015

The Customs Area Comptroller in charge of the unit, Mr. Mmamudu Haruna, who disclosed this to newsmen on the premises of the NCS in Owerri, stated that while the under payment recovered stood at N214,959,353,34, suspects were arrested in connection with shady deals within the period under review.

According to Haruna, 18 cases arising from the seizures are pending in court.