June 15, 2024

FOU Zone B Kaduna nets over N270M from seizures in July alone

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Jerry Aguigbo

The Federal Operations Unit Zone B Kaduna has in the month of July 2021 made 70 seizures worth N278,581,280.78, as part of its statutory responsibility.

Chief among the seizures recorded were 250 parcels of cannabis (Indian hemp) which were handed over to the Kaduna State Command NDLEA CN Uche Iyke fsi in an event on Tuesday 3 Aug 21 in Kaduna by Comptroller AB Hamisu psc (+), FOU Zone B Kaduna.

Speaking with Journalists at the Unit premises the Comptroller FOU Zone B Kaduna also showcase a record of 70 seizures made by the Unit from 6 Jul to 2 Aug 2021 within the zone.

Other items seized within the period of review include 371 packs/bottles of unregistered pharmaceutical products including ycodeine, 727 cartons of foreign spaghetti/macaroni, 493 bags of foreign parboiled rice, 287 cartons/sacks of foreign tea and 19 vehicles.

The Controller revealed that the duty paid value of the seizures stood at N278,581,280.78 which according to the Comptroller was made possible by information from patriotic members of the public and concerted efforts of ever vigilant officers of the Unit.

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