The Ogun 1 Area Command of Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), on Thursday, disclosed that it has seized contraband worth N380,370,911 within the last 23 days.
The period coincides with the assumption of office of Comptroller James Ojo, as the Controller of the area command.

Speaking during a press briefing held at the Customs Office in Abeokuta, Ogun State capital, Controller Ojo explained that the seizure was achieved, through intensive intelligence strategies and collaborative efforts with the Department of State Services (DSS) and others.

Ojo said that no fewer than 103 items were intercepted at various locations within the State.

He reiterated the government’s policy on the prohibition of rice importation through land borders, emphasizing the need to promote local production and self-sufficiency to foster economic growth and development.

May 11, 2024

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