The Nigeria Customs Service, Federal Operation Unit, Zone C, on Wednesday in Benin destroyed 1,500 cartons of imported frozen products valued at N15 million.
This is contained in a statement issued by Mr Azarema Abudulkadir, an Assistant Comptroller and made available to news men.
According to the statement, the imported frozen poultry products have a Duty of N3million and Duty Paid Value of N18 million.
“The items were conveyed in a truck with registration number LND 687 XV and seized by officers and men of NIS on Tuesday along Benin-Ekaidolor axis at about 4 p.m.
“The items were destroyed at the Nigeria Customs Service House destruction site in compliance with Federal Government’s policy on importation of frozen products (chicken and turkey),’’ the statement added.