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The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Oyo/Osun area Command said it has impounded a bullion van and 10 fairly used vehicles loaded with smuggled rice. The bullion van was intercepted at Saki, Oke Ogun axis of the command.
The Command further revealed it impounded 16 fairly used exotic cars, two brand new Land Rover Discovery jeeps, one fairly used MAN diesel truck and a truck carrying a smuggled brand new Honda Accord car.
This was revealed in a statement on Tuesday while briefing journalists at the Command Barracks in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital.
The Customs Area Controller, Mr. Tolutope Ogunkua said it was worrisome to note that some Nigerians remain unrepentant even as they continue to lose billions of naira through smuggling.
He said the arrest of the bullion van, meant for conveying cash was used in concealing smuggled imported foreign rice, should send a serious signal to the smugglers.