Customs arrested 120 trucks of food items leaving Nigeria

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The Controller-General of the Nigeria Customs Service, NIS, Bashir Adeniyi, has reported that approximately 120 trucks engaged in the smuggling of food items were apprehended by the service within a fortnight.
The Controller-General said this while informing the House of Representatives about the steps taken to secure food access in Abuja on Tuesday.
The grains and essential food items were being smuggled to neighboring countries such as Niger Republic, Chad, Cameroon, and the Central African Republic.
He said they arrested in two weeks about 120 trucks of food items going out of the country. These are the food items President has asked to give back to the local markets where the arrests were made. Notiing that this will drive down the price of food items in these places.


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