BreakingNews 27/3/17: Customs sieze 210 cars, contraband goods in Kano, Jigawa


[ Masterweb Reports:Yusha'u A. Ibrahim reports ] - Onfficials of the Nigerian Customs' Comptroller General Compliance Task Force have seized 210 cars smuggled into Kano and Jigawa states respectively. Leader of the task force, a Chief Superintendent of Custom, Bala Dole disclosed this while briefing newsmen in Kano on Monday.


Dole said the task force also confiscated 97,570 bags of foriegn rice and 2,916 cartons of superghetti, 2,770 cartons of vegetable oil and 889 belts of second hand clothes.


Others items confiscated include 50 belts of fairly used school bags 50, 110 cartons of brand new foreign shoes, 956 cartons of mosquito coil worth N269m.


He said the seizure was carried out from July 2016 to date, saying the goods were smuggled into Kano, Katsina and Jigawa state through Nigeria's borders with Niger republic and Cameroun respectively.


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