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Seme Customs Intercepts More Petroleum Products


The seized kegs of fuel

Barely two weeks after seizing a tank full equivalent of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS), known locally as petrol, the  Seme Command of the Nigeria Customs Service again on Wednesday intercepted 1005 jerry cans of the same product, with Duty Paid Value (DPV) of Six million, nine hundred and seventy four thousand, seven hundred and fifty naira (N6,974,750.00), only.

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A statement signed and made available to Pinnacle Time by the Command Public Relations Officer, DSC Hussaini Abdullahi, said the seizure was made during a routine of the adjoining creeks and beaches, and flash points.

The statement quoted the Customs Area Controller, Comptroller Bello Mohammed Jibo as saying that as long as unrepentant and undesirable elements engages in acts of economic sabotage and smuggling; so long with officers and men remain a step ahead to countermand their illicit trades.

The statement reads: “In continuation of our efforts to suppress smuggling of petroleum products within the nooks and crannies of the command, officers and men of the Seme Area Command on a routine patrol along the creeks within Seme and Badagry intercepted another large quantity of petroleum products in sacks.

the fuel in sacks as evacuated to the office

“After successful evacuation of the said item to the command premises where examination was conducted, one thousand and five (1005)x 30 litres of jerry cans of petroleum products each, equivalent to thirty thousand, one hundred and fifty (30,150) litres  were discovered. The Duty Paid Value (DPV) is Six million, nine hundred and seventy four thousand, seven hundred and fifty naira (N6,974,750.00), only.

While showcasing the seizure, Jibo commended the doggedness, patriotism, dedication and high level of professionalism exhibited by his men, noting that the new Land Cruiser patrol vehicles (Buffalo) recently donated to commands by the Management of the NCS has aided the operation of the command; as the vehicles are able to access wider range of access than hitherto.

“Before now, some of the creeks and beaches are not accessible but now with the aid of these Buffalo vehicles we are able to access everywhere.”

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