Western Marine Customs Destroys 3,201 Cartons of Frozen Products

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The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) Western Marine Command has again destroyed 3,201 cartons of frozen products.
Speaking to newsmen on Monday on how the Command made the seizures, the Customs Area Controller (CAC) Comptroller Boyiliya Binga said that the seizures were as a result of the determination of his men and Officers of the Command to deal ruthlessly with smugglers
cohorts in their nefarious activities.
The CAC said, the frozen products were seized at the Bar beech area of Lagos.He said, because of the closure of the border, some of the smugglers have resorted taking the bar beech as their new route to smuggle contraband items.He said the frozen item was intercepted at about 1500 hours.
He informed that the market value of seized products was put at N24.4 million with a Duty Paid Value (DPV) of N32.4 million.

Comptroller Binga noted that as they have decided to be using the high seas, that his men always has a place they wait for them because their boats may not enter the high sea.He said that, though their boats are not reaching there but with the commissioning of two new sea-going vessels, the Command are ready for these evil men called smugglers.
The Command noted that the place of seizure is Bar beech, the Nigerian entrance. It is the gate of entry into the country with ship. He said the frozen item was intercepted at about 1500 hours at Bar Beech.The comptroller informed that the market value of seized products was put at N24.4 million with a Duty Paid Value (DPV) of N32.4 million.”The engines are Roserious engines with high propellers. You can compare them to the once these smugglers are using.Comptroller Binga assured the smugglers that with few days time from now they (Customs Officers) will meet them on the high sea.”Within a couple of days, we are going to meet them on the high sea”.
While trying to credit the feat on both his regime and that of the CACs, Comptroller Binga pointed out that: “The time has come for it. It is working out at the right time and at the same time. All effort combined together”.
On the land border closure, the CAC said it is for our good. “The land border closure is for our good”. And for the maintenance of the just a launched sea-going vessels, if put into operation, the Command said: “And for the maintenance, the management has said it, the government has said it. In fact, the Comptroller-General of Customs has also said it and re-emphasized it too.”.Recall that last Friday, the command made another seizure of 150 cartons of the same product and today, (Monday) another 3,201 cartons.





Customs Area Controller (CAC) Comptroller Binga (M)

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