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Customs warns smugglers of frozen poultry

04 August 2015, 06:48 Okoro Chinedu

Lagos - The Comptroller-General of Customs, Dikko Inde Abdullahi, has stressed the need for poultry smugglers to desist from such acts that had negative consequences on the economy. 

He further stated the organisation's commitment in bringing the activity of the smugglers to its barest minimum.
Joseph Attah, Deputy Public Relations Officer of the Commission, said the executive called on the Poultry Association of Nigeria to give useful information and other forms of assistance that will further help the operatives to achieve the goal of completely crippling poultry smuggling into Nigeria.

Also Read: Operation intercepts illicit poultry at Nigeria – Benin border

His sentiments come after Nigeria Customs Service has made seizures worth N28,66 million in the third week of its fight against  smuggling of frozen poultry products tagged Operation Hawk Descend.
The seizures, which consist of  5 915 cartons of frozen poultry product, mostly conveyed in commercial vehicles.

Customs officers confiscated the products around the South Western area of the country which consist of Badagry Creeks,  Seme axis and Idiroko axis of Ogun state. 

- CAJ News


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