… Hands over 250 parcels of Indian Hemp to NDLEA
The Customs Area Controller, Federal Operations Unit (FOU), Zone B, Kaduna, Comptroller Albashir Hamisu has disclosed that his unit intercepted 856 bags of foreign parboiled rice, 474 kegs of 25 litres each premium motor spirit (PMS) amongst other items worth N275,989,659.70 between 22 December, 2021 and 27 January, 2022.
In a parley with newsmen in his office in Kaduna on Thursday, the Controller also disclosed other item impounded to include 22 units of vehicles, 92 bales of secondhand clothing, 41 bales of foreign new textiles, 825 cartons of foreign spaghetti and macaroni, 60 pieces of foreign jack knife, 20 cartons of foreign cigarette and other general merchandise.
Comptroller Hamisu, in the same event handed over 250 parcels of Indian Hemp earlier intercepted by the unit to the representative of the Commander of NDLEA, DCN Aliyu Muazu Dan-Musa, Deputy State Commander, Operations and Intelligence, NDLEA, Kaduna.
He credited the success recorded in the period under review to increased patriotism of members of the public in border communities who now volunteer information to his officers at no cost and also the heightened vigilance of his officers.
He advised other members of the public in the zone to resist the temptations of smuggling and embrace genuine trades and vocations for the economic betterment of Nigeria.
Photo: Comptroller Albashir Hamisu, Customs Area Controller, Federal Operations Unit, Zone B, Kaduna (Right) handing over 250 parcels of Indian Hemp intercepted by the Unit to Deputy State Commander, Operations and Intelligence, NDLEA, Kaduna, Aliyu Muazu Dan-Musa in Kaduna on Thursday.
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