Wednesday, September 9

Nigeria custom destroys over 1,000 cartons of frozen products yesterday in Lagos, vows to end smuggling

Men of The Nigeria Custom Service in the fight to end smuggling, yesterday Tuesday 8th of September, destroyed a total of 1,583 cartons of smuggled frozen poultry products in Lagos.

The Controller of The Western Marine Command, Yusuf Umar disclosed that they will not give up on the fight to end smuggling of frozen poultry products into the country.

Yusuf further disclosed that, the command had seized and destroyed 6,668 cartons of poultry products from July 7 to date when Operation Hawk Descend’ was established to fight the smuggling of the products.

He said:            
“Those who engage in this act of smuggling of poultry products should desist, henceforth, because there is no hiding place for them as far as we are concerned.
“They should know by now that the customs is working with a very much improved intelligence reports and will always track them down.
“But then, we also want them to know that the danger of their act is more than they think, considering the effect on the economy.
“We should proudly grow and sustain our own poultry industry that can also create a lot of jobs for people”

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