NewsCustoms Impounds N79m Contraband In Katsina

Customs Impounds N79m Contraband In Katsina


September 29, (THEWILL) – The Katsina Customs Area Command has seized goods worth more than N79 million from August 2022 to date.

Comptroller of the Command, Wada Chedi, told newsmen in Katsina that 15 different models of vehicles were seized in the period under review.

The list of the seized items included one used Toyota Corolla Car with registration number DRA 25 AA, valued at N8.1million and a Hilux 2010 model with registration number El 159 St, worth N9.4m.

Also contrabands including foreign food items like rice, spaghetti, macaroni, and vegetable oil were also confiscated.

These, the Comptroller said, included 594 bags of rice (50kg) worth N17.6 million and 56 bags (25kg) worth N831,600.

Others were 96 cartoons of foreign macaroni, N576,000; Premium Motor Spirit valued at N2.2 million and used tyres, among others.

Chedi said that the value of seized vehicles was N35.9 million, while that of food items was N43.3 million.

“With the figures, we have seized goods worth N79.3 million which were under investigation”, he added.

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