Customs seizes Dangote trucks, smuggled rice in Sokoto

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The Controller of the command, Nasiru Ahmad, represented by the command’s spokesman, Magaji Mailafiya, said that the seizures were made last Thursday and Friday along Illela-Sokoto road.


Ahmad said the seized trucks belonged to Dangote Group, while the duty paid value of the rice was N8.7 million.

He urged Nigerians to complement government’s efforts on rice cultivation and other agriculture development programmes by establishing processing industries geared toward viable economic development in the country.