Poultry Products Worth N6.4m Intercepted By Customs


The Federal Operation Unit (FOU) of the Nigeria Customs Service in Ikeja, Lagos, weekend, intercepted 1,526 cartons of assorted poultry products valued at N6.4million.

Public Relations Officer of the Unit, Mr. Uche Ejesieme, an Assistant Superintendent of Customs, ASC, who confirmed the seizure said that nobody was arrested as the suspected smugglers on sighting the patrol van of the team led by Abubakar Mohammed, an Assistant Comptroller of Customs, took to their heels.

Ejesieme stated that the consignment which came through unapproved route valued at N5.3million while the duty payable was also put at N1.016 bringing the Duty Paid Value, DPV, at N6.490million.

According to the unit’s spokesman, the consignment, did not come through the Seme border, and were brought in, in smaller vehicles before being loaded unto an articulated vehicle with the aim of evading arrest.

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