Contraband: Customs impound Dangote truck, others

Dangote Truck
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For allegedly conveying contraband items, the Ogun Area Command of the Nigerian Customs Service, Ogun Area Command has seized a truck belonging to Dangote Group.

The track was loaded with 600 bags of rice suspected to have been smuggled when men of the service intercepted it along the Sagamu interchange.

According to the Customs Comptroller of the command, S. J. Madugu, the impounded truck bears the registration number KMC 252 XC and has the serial number ICT-7A-001.

He added that the items in the vehicle were worth N26,940,000.

Other items seized by the outfit are a Ford bus carrying 100 packets of mosquito repellent and 50 kegs of foreign vegetable oil; a Hiace bus with 800 pairs of Italian footwears; a Sharon bus with 19 bundles of used tyres; white and silver 626 Mazda buses carrying 40 and 29 bags of rice, respectively, blue Mazda 626 with 30 bags of rice and dark blue Mazda carrying 48 bags of rice.



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