Operatives of the newly reconstituted Comptroller General of Customs’ Task force have intercepted smuggled goods worth N150 million.
The seizure was recorded barely 30 days after the task force was inaugurated.
The team is made up of 80 operatives in Lagos zone, and sometimes takes part in cargo examination at the seaports and border stations.
No fewer than 20 seizures of various items ranging from trailer-loads of imported rice, vegetable oil, second-hand clothing as well as frozen poultry products and means of conveyance had been intercepted in the last two weeks. Read more