Nigeria Customs intercepts smuggled goods worth N607m

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Officers and Men of Nigeria Customs Service, Federal Operations Unit (FOU) ‘A’, intercepted smuggled goods with a Duty Paid Value (DPV) of Three Hundred and Thirty Four Million, Forty Two Thousand, Three Hundred and Ninety Six Naira, Eight kobo (N334,042,396.8) only between the months of 1st April to 12th June, 2017. The Controller incharge of the Unit, Comptroller Mohammed Uba Garba made this known to news men on Wednesday 14th June 2017 while giving account of his stewardship since he assumed office

Comptroller Mohammed Uba said the Unit also recovered Two Hundred and Seventy Three Million, Six Hundred and Seventy Five Thousand, One Hundred and Thirty Eight Naira, Seventy Five kobo only (N273,675,138.75) from duty payments and demand notices on goods that tried to beat the system and 10 suspects were arrested in connection with the seizures in the period under review.