In fulfillment of its statutory functions and in compliance with the provisions of the Customs and Excise Management Act Cap C 45 LFN 2004 the Federal Operations Unit Zone B Kaduna has in the month of July 2021 made 70 seizures worth N278,581,280.78.
Prominent among the seizures made 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 August 21 in Kaduna by Comptroller AB Hamisu, FOU Zone B Kaduna.
While briefing newsmen at the Unit premises the Comptroller FOU Zone B Kaduna also showcase a record of 70 seizures made by the Unit from 6 July to 2 August 2021 within the zone.
Items seized within the period of review include 371 packs/bottles of unregistered pharmaceutical products including codeine, 727 cartons of foreign spaghetti/macaroni, 493 bags of foreign parboiled rice, 287 cartons/sacks of foreign tea and 19 vehicles.
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.