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Customs Command Confiscates Goods Worth N22m

By on December 17, 2012

Comptroller General, Nigeria Customs Service

The Customs Area Controller of the Command, Comptroller Zakka Audu said the command has seized smuggled goods with duty paid value put at N22.124 million.

The goods were seized by the Western Marine Command (WMC) of the Nigerian Customs Service (NCS).

Audu said the seizure covered September to November.

According to the Comptroller, the seizures were done on 21 different occasions.

Following an analysis done and made available by the Command’s Public Relations Officer, Chado Zakari showed that in September 10 seizures were recorded while in October and November the number stood at four and seven.

For the months of October and November the value of the arrested smuggled goods stood at N1.945 million and N5.466 million, respectively while the estimated duty paid value (DPV) stood at N2.543 million and N5.612 million

Another analysis made by the Command’s Monthly Returns on Suppression of smuggling Forms showed that in September the value of smuggled goods stood at N12.751 million.

Again, another analysis showed that the estimated duty paid value (DPV) stood at N13.969 million