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Sallah: Rice smuggling on the rise ―Customs


THE Federal Operations Unit, Zone A of the Nigerian Customs Service (NCS) has raised an alarm on the increase in rice smuggling in the country, which has been evident in the high numbers of the commodity intercepted by its officials ahead of the celebration of the conclusion of the month of Ramadan.

This is even as the Unit said it impounded contraband worth N1,405,079,086 between 16th of May to 12th of June, 2018.

Addressing newsmen in Lagos on Wednesday, the Customs Area Controller of the Unit, Capt.

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