Customs seize 32 containers of expired rice

Officers of the Nigeria Customs Service on Tuesday impounded 32 containers of expired rice imported through the Tincan port, Apapa in Lagos. An official said that the rice, which had expired since 2018, were imported from China and Thailand and were about to be smuggled into the Nigerian market. According to online news portal, PREMIUM TIMES, Hameed Ali, the Controller General of Customs, while inspecting one of the containers found some empty bags with new dates, apparently, to be used to rebag the expired rice. The discovery comes barely a…

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