Customs Warns Against Importation Of Vehicles Through Land Borders, Seize 2021 Toyota Hilux
Nigeria Customs Service impound a 2021 Toyota Hilux Pickup that is being smuggled into the country through the land border.
Reminds vehicle importers to comply with the Federal Government policy on restriction of vehicle importation to seaports.
Customs displays all seized items with a Duty Paid Value (DPV) of N45,030,111 to journalists in Birnin Kebbi.
The Customs Area Controller, Kebbi Command, Comptroller Joseph Attah, has reminded vehicle importers to comply with the Federal Government policy on restriction of vehicle importation to seaports.
The Customs boss made the admonition while displaying seized items with a duty paid value of N45,030,111 to journalists in Birnin Kebbi. Seized items on display includes a 2021 Toyota Hilux pickup truck, 98 bags of fertiliser, 4,125 litres of PMS, 50 kegs of vegetable oil and 17 bales of second-hand clothes.
In a statement released on Thursday by Nasiru Manga, the Public Relations Officer, Kebbi Area Command, the Comptroller expressed the determination of the service to deal decisively with smugglers. He stated that although a smuggler might succeed in the interim, they will be caught and made to face justice.
Furthermore, Comptroller Attah revealed that the reopening of the Kamba border had enhanced the revenue generation drive of the Command, adding that the border was ready for business.
Attah expressed optimism in the command generating even higher revenue in future, stating that the Command had so far generated N98,413, 963 as revenue from imports and had facilitated the export of 7,377 metric tons of local goods. Items exported include coal, onions, pepper, and ginger among others.
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