Customs also seized other contraband items worth N234 million from the zone in the second quarter of 2021.
Displaying the items in Sokoto and Kebbi respectively on Wednesday, the Coordinator, Comptroller of the Strike force in “Zone B”, Deputy Comptroller, Olurukoba Oseni Aliyu, said other items seized include, rice, jerry cans of vegetable oil, cartons of spaghetti and bales of second hand cloths.
Others are; sex enhancement drugs, new and used foot wears, NPK fertilizer, vehicles and jerry cans of petroleum.
According to him, the cannabis Sativa was highly concentrated and it was being used by bandits to cause mayhem.
“This is what the bandits are taking before raiding and killing our brothers,” he said
He warned smugglers to desist from their illegal businesses and support the government in its efforts to make our country better, saying: “Our government is spending huge amount of money to resuscitate our economy but these people are sabotaging that effort.”
He reiterated the commitments to stamp out smuggling in the zone, saying the Comptroller General had provided the logistics to actualize this.
While receiving the seized cannabis, the representative of the National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Mustapha Baba-Ali commended Customs for the seizure.
Copyright 2022 ROYAL NEWS. All rights reserved. Digital material on this website, may not be published, reproduced, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed in whole or in part without prior express written permission from ROYAL NEWS.
- Ciroma of Ilorin, A.B. Sulu-Gambari, 62 others make final SANs list (FULL NAMES)
- Enugu West: Onyeama lied in affidavit claiming that I’m dead —Okah
- Yobe North: I accept the court judgement — Lawan
- Emir of Ilorin rejoices with Durosinlohun Kawu, Idris Haroon over National Honour Awards
- Senate considers bill to regulate informal sector employment
- Senate directs NEMA, others to help flood victims nationwide
- Senate hints on Electoral Offences Bill for 2023 elections
- Tstv accepts pay per view model against other stakeholders
- Breaking…. Kwara Gov. makes fresh appointments
- Bill demanding to Legalize Power Rotation stepped down in Senate