Customs Seizes Contraband Goods In Oyo State 

Channels Television  
Updated February 26, 2016

customsThe Oyo/Osun Area Comptroller of Customs, Temitope Ogunkua, said the command is ready to assist all legitimate importers of goods and genuine products into the country.

This assurance was given to traders during a meeting with journalists at the area command headquarters in Ibadan, the state capital.

The Customs boss also added that the command has blocked more than 200 illegal entry and exit points through which smugglers operate in the Oke Ogun area of the state.

He vowed to clamp down on recalcitrant smugglers in the state, saying more personnel are being deployed for better effectiveness.

While handing over some seized petroleum products to representative of Civil Defence in the state, the Customs boss lauded the inter agency collaboration among security agents across the state, saying it has improved efficiency tremendously.

Items recovered include; imported rice, groundnut oil and gallons of liquid suspected to be petrol.

One suspect was also apprehended and handed over to authorities of Civil Defence for further investigations.