According to a report by Daily Post, the Nigerian Custom’s Service, Kano/Jigawa Command has intercepted hard drugs with the name, “AK47″ and other dangerous drugs smuggled to the state worth N200 million.
The Controller informed that the Command while carrying out surveillance on some medicine sale outlets, confiscated over 185 cartoons of unregistered and expired hard drugs.
The interception of the hard drugs, according to the Area Command Comptroller, Suleiman Pai Umar, have saved millions of lives of youths who are addicted to drugs in the state.
He said the rising addictions, eventually, lead to serious criminal and social vices.
Other contrabands apprehended in the state, according to the Command Comptroller who was
While briefing the media on Thursday, the Command Comptroller said contrabands seized in the state, include; 707 bags of 50kg foreign rice, with duty paid value of N20.5 million, 155 bales of second-hand clothing worth N11.6 million, Spaghetti, Milk, Mosquitoes Coils and Sacks of Snuff made in Ghana.
Similarly, the Controller said with the awareness on the ease of doing business and the encouragement on the public to use Custom Terminals, the Command generated M16,909, 520,467 from January to August 2021.
Umar warned that the policy of the government in banning the importation of rice and some foreign products was not with ill intention, he added that today, so many Rice Millilling Companies have sprung up, so there is no reason why one will insist on bringing in foreign rice.
”It has been a difficult time for the Nation, we must acknowledge the fact that the government is working round the clock to put an end to the challenges, but some unscrupulous elements try hard to sabotage these efforts, we will not allow their selfish interests to override the interest of the country.
He said the patronage and consumption of unregistered hard drugs are of great concern to the teeming youths, with the most criminal acts being carried out as a result of hard drug addictions.
”We will not hesitate to go to all the nooks and crannies to confiscate hard drugs and other contrabands and arrest their owners.
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