Customs discover new method used to Smuggle in Foreign rice[PHOTOS]
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Customs discover new method used to Smuggle in Foreign rice[PHOTOS]

Segun Ige

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The Nigerian customs has announced the discovery of a new method of smuggling used by criminals to bring in foreign made rice into the country.

The Sokoto/Kebbi/Zamafara command of the Nigerian customs, in a statement on Wednesday, revealed that unscrupulous elements now conceal the smuggled rice in local sacks in order to deceive customs officials and gain easy entry into the country.

Below is a statement and Photographs obtained by PoliticsNGR;



“The command has discovered another way of smuggling Foreign Rice into the Country using Local sacks to conceal it. The Comptroller has made it clear that Nigeria Customs would not allow any form of smuggling into the Country and appealed to the people to avert smuggling activities.”





Segun Ige is a Nigerian journalist from Ogun state. Segun has worked with top newspapers in Nigeria. He is the convener of 'Free write Naija', a group keen on enhancing press freedom in Nigeria.

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Updated on March 17, 2019 at 11:56 pm