Customs seizes N15 m frozen poultry products




The Nigeria Customs Service has recorded seizures of Frozen poultry products worth N14,611,500.00.
The record was made in the sixth and Seventh weeks of zero tolerance on importation of frozen
poultry products tagged “Operation Hawk Descend.”


The seizures which include 3,247 cartons of the banned products were impounded at
different locations along Badagry, Agbara Creeks and Villages in Ogun state, Seme, Gbaji and Owode Creeks in Lagos and Idiroko axis.


In a statement from the Deputy Public Relations Officer of Customs, Mr David Attah, while commending the steadfastness of the operatives in this operation, the management of the service assured the general public of its determination to continue the onslaught against the smugglers of
the banned products.


Traders and consumers of the banned frozen poultry products were advised to patronize local farmers as this will create job opportunities for our youths, boost our economy and save Nigerians
from diseases associated with consumption of dangerous chemicals used
in preserving the banned poultry products.