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Customs seized assorted vehicles, valued about 238 million naira in Niger and Kogi states


Niger and Kogi states command of Nigeria Customs Service says it has seized 57 assorted vehicles, valued at about 238 million naira, in different parts of Niger state.

The command also said that it collected about 50.8 million as internally-generated revenue in September.

The Comptroller of Customs in charge of the command, Busayo Kadejo, disclosed this yesterday while addressing newsmen in Minna, Niger state capital.

He said that the command was putting measures in place to step up security at the border posts to curtail illegal trades and prevent contraband from coming into the country.

The comptroller explained that the command would also carry out 100 per cent physical examination to prevent offensive goods from being smuggled into the country through the borders in the area.

He said that the command also discovered five illegal routes being exploited by smugglers in its area of supervision.

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