The Nigeria Customs Service intercepted 4,252 bags of foreign parboiled rice, 299 cartons of codeine syrup and 5,600 litres of Premium Motor Spirit, among others at different locations in Lagos and Ogun States.
This was confirmed by the acting Comptroller General, Adewale Adeniyi, while addressing journalists at the Federal Operations Unit Zone A, Ikeja on Wednesday
Adeniyi said that the seizures were made within two weeks of August.
He said the hard drugs were intercepted at Ijebu Ode junction.
“Last week, officers of the Federal Operating Unit Zone A, acting on credible intelligence, stopped a DAF truck close to Ijebu-Ode Junction. An examination of the truck revealed the concealment of 299 cartons of codeine syrup along the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway,” he said