August 16, 2022

Reporters’ Diary

Factual Reportage

Seme customs intercept 3,186 parcels of Cannabis valued N91.5m inside sand tipper

The operatives of Seme Command of Nigeria Customs Service have intercepted 3,186 parcels of Cannabis sativa valued at N91, 488,977 in a sand tipper along Seme Badagry expressway  

Mr Abdulahi Hussiain, the Customs Public Relations Officer, Seme Command in a statement said the tipper was intercepted in the early hours of Tuesday, June 29, 2021, based on credible intelligence reports.

According to Hussiain, after careful examination, the vehicle was found to contain 41 sacks containing 3,186 parcels of Cannabis Sativa, the Duty Paid Value (DPV) is N91, 488,977.

He said the Controller of Seme Custums Command, Comptroller Bello Jibo commended the gallant officers and urged them to sustain the tempo with a view to fight smuggling within nooks and crannies of the Command in whatever form

Bello advised the officers to always collaborate with the host community in ensuring a harmonious relation to achieve more results.

He called on general public to cooperate with customs in his duty of implement government policies to generate revenue, improve economy and provide professional and quality service that would enhance development to the country.