Customs repels smugglers attack, seizes N84m contraband


The Nigeria Customs Service, NCS, Ogun Command has repelled smugglers attack while on anti-smuggling operations and seized contraband items with a Duty Paid Value, DPV, of N84million.

Seized Items by Customs

The vicious attack, which took place at a border community between Nigeria and Republic of Benin left four officers seriously injured, even as two out of the four are still taking  treatment in an undisclosed hospital in the country.

Addressing news men at Idiroko, the Customs Area Controller , CAC, of the Command, Comptroller Sani Madugu, who frowned at incessant  attacks on officers by smugglers at the area, displayed Customs patrol vehicle totally shattered during the attack.

He said, “The attack happened at a community and the suspects ran across toBenin Republic,  but our officers were being careful as they did not fight back.  We got a signal that a white new…

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