July 19, 2024

Tin Can Customs Command warns importers against offensive import

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Jerry Aguigbo


The Nigeria Customs Service, TinCan Island Command has disclosed that its operatives at the five-star logistics terminal had stumbled on a pistol with its magazine inside a Toyota Camry car at the exit point while on routine examination on the 28th day of August 2021.

According to a statement by the PR Unit of the TinCan Island Command, acting “in line with our standard operating procedure(SOP),the DSS, police and other security Agencies were invited to the scene.
Thereafter the exhibit was taken to the customs Enforcement unit for safe custody pending a formal report to customs headquarters on Monday for further directives.”

Continuing, the Command says it’s using this opportunity to once again warn importers and or their agents to desist from getting involved with such offensive imports particularly items like this on the list of absolute prohition in view of the dire consequence.

However, the customs area controller, Compt Musa Abdullahi has directed immediate investigation into the incident to unravel those behind and ensure a truncation of their supply chain.

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