The reinvigorated anti-smuggling activities of the Federal Operations Unit, (FOU) Zone C of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has resulted in the impounds of 29 prohibited items with a Duty Paid Value (DPV) of N1,074,099,739.00 and underpayment recovered of over N54 million.

The confiscated items include 2,522 bags of 50 kg foreign rice, 61,333 cartons of imported foreign poultry products, 720 cartons of foreign vegetable oil, 1,618 cartons and 1,466 pieces of furniture, 269 pieces of unused tyres.

Others impounds are 59 cartons and 1,964 pieces of spare parts, 39 pieces of used compressors, 29 bales of second-hand clothing as well as 480 pairs of used shoes and 9 vehicles of assorted types, all seized in the South East and South-South geopolitical zones of the country.

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