*Warns illegal mining operators
The Nigerian Customs Service, NCS, Oyo/Osun Area Command, made history of collecting an excise duty of 10.7 billion in the month of June.
This is the highest collected in a month in the history of the command.
The Command also warned illegal operators who have failed to register their existence with the Nigeria Customs Service as they are ready to comb the nook and crannies of both Oyo and Osun States
AR AbdulKadir, the Customs Area Controller, Oyo/Osun Area Command made this known while briefing journalists on the achievement of the command in recent times.
AbdulKadri appealed to companies engaged in mining operations of precious stones and other natural mineral assets within Nigeria, to register their operations with the Nigeria Customs Service to avoid embarrassment.
On the Anti-smuggling drive, the command was able to make seizures of Foreign Parboiled Rice of 3200 bags, 740 PCS Tyres, 7 bales of second-hand shoes, 47 bales of second-hand clothing, 8 cartons of Foreign Tomato Paste and 15 cartons of Foreign Insecticide