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Nigeria Customs Intercepts Car With Gallons Of Fuel Hidden Inside Coffins (Photos)



Nigeria Customs Intercepts Car With Gallons Of Fuel Hidden Inside Coffins (Photos).


The joint anti-bunkering team of the Nigeria Customs Service on Wednesday intercepted 23 jerrycans of petrol, concealed in two caskets. This interception took place at Idiroko border in Ogun state.

According to Abdullahi Maiwada, who’s the customs spokesman in the area, the fuel-laden coffins were abandoned inside a Mazda 626 with Lagos registration number LSD 617 CW.

Abdullahi also added that there is no retreat on the fight against smuggling in whatever disguise.

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Nigerian Customs Service (NCS) is saddled with the responsibility of Collection of Revenue i.e. Import and Excise Duties, and Accounting for same. It is also responsible for the Prevention and suppression of smuggling.

They also assist in the enforcement of a wide range of import and export prohibitions and restrictions on behalf of a number of government agencies including the National Agency for Food and Drugs Administration and Control (NAFDAC) and the Standards Organization of Nigeria (SON).

To enure you’re not breaking the law, endeavour to go through our post on Nigeria Customs Import Prohibition List. Numbers 16 & 23 Is Car Related (Full List)”

Emeka is a Contributor at Autojosh. A graduate of Electrical/Electronic Engineering with a B.Eng degree. Emeka is a car enthusiast who is interested in traveling, writing, movies and driving. He also loves drinking garri with cold water.

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