Customs Intercepts N80m Worth Of Smuggled Goods In Kano
The Nigeria Customs Service, Kano/Jigawa Area Command, has impounded goods smuggled into the country worth over N80million in different parts of Kano.
The impounded items included 8,407 bags of fake mosquito coils with a duty paid value estimated at N54million evacuated at a warehouse located in Sarauniya village, along the way to Katsina, and 8, 711 cartons of foreign tomato paste, valued at over N33million.
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Ahmad said the arrested person was a Nigerian believed to be fronting for some foreigners whose company in China is producing and importing counterfeit Wavetide mosquito coil, a trademark owned by Gongoni, a Kano-based company.