FEDERAL GOVERNMENT SEIZES CONTRABAND GOODS DURING JOINT BORDER PATROL.

Written by on November 4, 2019

Barely three months after President Muhammadu Buhari ordered the closure of all land borders in the country, the Federal Government says it has seized over two point three trillion naira worth of contraband as a result of the intensive joint border patrol by security agencies.

Spokesperson for the Joint Border Security Exercise and National Public Relations Officer, Nigeria Customs Service, Joseph Attah, listed the seized items to include guns, ammunition, rice, vehicles, drugs and jerrycans of petrol.

The exercise, code-named Exercise Swift Response, is being coordinated by the Office of the National Security Adviser and the team comprises the Nigeria Customs Service, the Nigeria Immigration Service, the Nigeria Police Force and the Nigerian Army.

Attah said the joint border security had recorded some achievements, while the NCS as a separate entity had recorded some feats as well.


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