The Nigeria Customs Service, Sokoto Area Command has intercepted 640 cartons of dangerous and unapproved aphrodisiacs (sex enhancement drugs) with the duty paid value of N914.8 million.
In a statement signed by the spokesman of the command, Magaji Mailafiya, said the drugs otherwise known as “lady killer or AK47” were seized following a tip-off along Illela-Kware road on the 24th of November.
In the same vein, the Command had on the 25th of November arrested 3 Toyota Carina II vehicles with registration numbers AG 462 WSN, ER 415 ABJ and AZ 509 SRZ allegedly loaded with 132 Jerry Cans of 25kg Vegetable oil, 85 cartons of Tiger Head Batteries and 86 sacks of 25kg size Monosodium Glutamate around Achida/Goronyo axis.
The command also seized seven sacks containing 800 pieces of cutlass at Illela.
The command however, appealed to the general public to embrace legitimate trade and avoid smuggling in its entirety. It reiterated that it would not relent in its effort to curtail smuggling activities to the barest minimum within its Area of jurisdiction.
The Service further implored Nigerians to cooperate with its operatives for the socio-economic growth of the country.