The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Tin-Can Island Command, on Monday said it had handed over a 40feet container containing falsely declared pharmaceutical goods to the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA).
The Customs Area Controller, Comptroller YUSUF BASHAR, listed the items to include Spectradol (Tramadol) capsules, Spectra-Doxycycline capsules and Jinart tablets that were falsely declared as vehicles.
Mr. BASHAR in a statement said that the area handed over the container to the NDLEA, Tin-Can Island Port commander, Mr NSE JACK. He listed other seized drugs to include Clarinthromycin tablets and Jincold-Extra Strength capsules.
The controller said the service would continue to build on the existing inter-agency cooperation with all concerned regulatory agencies, in its efforts at ensuring that illicit goods were intercepted at ports.
Mr JACK who received the consignments on behalf of the Chairman of NDLEA commended the controller for his consistent commitment to the concept of inter-agency collaboration and synergy over time.