Customs Seize Over 8,000 Bags Of Smuggled Rice

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Updated December 22, 2018


The Kwara State Command of the Nigerian Customs Service has impounded over 8,000 bags of rice said to have been smuggled into the state.

Briefing journalists at the Kwara office on Saturday, the Deputy Comptroller of Customs, Abdullah Kirawa, said the bags of rice were impounded at Oniko village at a border between Kwara and Oyo States.

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According to Kirawa, almost every household in the community had filled their rooms and compounds with bags of rice.