Customs FOU: Tough time awaits smugglers this festive season
By Silas Onuoha:
The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) ,Federal Operations Unit (FOU) Zone ‘A’ has said that tough time awaits the dare-devil smugglers this festive season, as the Unit will leave no stone unturned in dealing decisively with anyone caught bringing contraband into its zone under the cover of Christmas.
The Public Relations Officer of the Unit, Mr. Jerry Attah said this in a chat with Daily Business Update at his office in Lagos, stressed that the Unit will not hesitate to seize prohibited items and apprehend those found culpable in this illegal act.
The PRO who spoke on behalf of the Customs Area Controller (CAC) of the Unit, Comptroller Mohammed Aliyu, said that FOU Zone ‘A’ has stepped up patrol surveillance in its area of coverage, in order to curb the menace of smuggling this ember month.
His assertion, “The CAC is working tirelessly and our officers are strategically positioned to protect the zone from influx of contraband this festive period of the year”.