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Customs seize N11m smuggled rice

The Nigeria Customs Service in Sokoto State has intercepted a truck loaded with 525 bags of smuggled rice said to be worth N11m.

The contraband, according to the Customs Area Comptroller in charge of Sokoto, Kebbi and Zamfara states, Mr. Nasir Ahmed, were hidden in a fuel tanker.

Ahmed explained that the rice was intercepted on Koko-Yauri Road, on its way to Suleja in Niger State, adding that consumption of such rice would pose serious health risk to Nigerians.

He said, “This is an oil tanker that is used in carrying black oil. This poses serious health risk and hazard to those who consume the rice because it has been contaminated.

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