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Nigerian Customs Seize 32 Containers Of Expired Rice

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Nigerian Customs Seize 32 Containers Of Expired Rice

Inspite of border closure, officials of the Nigerian Customs

has seized 32 containers of expired rice.

Officers of the Nigeria Customs Service on Tuesday

impounded 32 containers of expired rice imported

through the Tincan port, Apapa in Lagos.

An official of the Nigerian custom disclosed to newsmen

that the rice, which had expired since 2018, were imported

from China and Thailand and were about to be smuggled

into the Nigerian market.

The discovery comes barely a day after five containers

laden with rotten fish and other edibles were discovered

in one of the terminals in the Apapa area.

Hameed Ali, the Controller General of Customs, also confirmed

the discovery, while inspecting one of the containers found

some empty bags with new dates, apparently,

to be used to rebag the expired rice.

Details later…

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