NDLEA confirms seizure of cocaine at Port
The Nigeria Customs Service, Tin-Can Island Command said that the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency had confirmed eight bags, each with 25 pieces cocaine, totalling 214.7kg.
The Public Relations Officer of the command, Uche Ejesieme, disclosed this in a document made available to the News Agency of Nigeria on Wednesday in Lagos.
The document said: “The cocaine was contained in a 20ft. container.
“This particular seizure ranks among the highest in terms of volume in recent times.
The container originated from New Zealand.
“In the words of the Customs Area Controller, Comptroller Yusuf Bashar, this is no doubt a spectacular and remarkable seizure considering the well -articulated intelligence adopted.”
The comptroller said that all hands were on deck in all ramifications to ensure that the Tin-Can Port continued to blaze the trail.
Bashir said: “Especially, with the recent commendation letter from the Comptroller-General of Customs to the management of command for being at the forefront due to diligence and professionalism.”
He said that the command also generated N207.8 billion between January and October.