Customs seizes contraband worth N10 billion in Oyo


The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Federal Operations Unit (FOU) Zone ‘A’ said that it seized contraband with Duty Paid Value (DPV) of N10 billion over the weekend.

The acting Customs Area Controller of the unit, Usman Yahaya said the contraband comprised 34 fairly used and new vehicles which were laden with fairly used clothes, Indian hemp and foreign parboiled rice.

He said, “Some economic saboteurs met their waterloo when our operatives, acting on credible information, made a single seizure at Ido, Eruwa Road-Ibadan of Oyo State.

“The contraband includes 34 different brands of both new and used vehicles laden with banned items such as second-hand clothes, foreign parboiled rice and Indian hemp, he said.


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