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Nigeria CustomsService (NCS),Federal Operation Unit has interceptedsome contraband consisting of 64 exotic vehicles at Omole in Ogba and Lekki in Lagos valued at N1.59billion in the last one month.
Also, the service arrested five smugglers in connection with 13,333 bags of rice and other contraband.
The Controller of the unit, Comptroller Mohammed Uba confirmed this, noting that one of the smugglers had been released on bail.
Addressing newsmen recently at the government warehouse at Ikeja, Lagos, Comptroller Mohammed explained that the 64vehicles alone were valued at N1.3billion, adding that while 57 of
the vehicles were evacuated along Omole Estate, Ojodu and Olayiwola Close, Lekki Phase One , the remaining seven were intercepted during a patrol along Ijebu Ode Express way and Olorunda.
Uba stated that two bullet proof Lexus Jeep and, one bullet proof Toyota Land Cruiser,nine Toyota Hilux, eight Toyotal Hiace buses, 26 Toyota Corolla, nine land cruiser jeep and five Toyota Camry , one land Rover, one Nissan Sentra, one Pajero all 2017 model were seized.
He added that one Sienna 2015 model and one Lexus RX 350 were also seized. Uba said that all the vehicles had no Customs papers or end users certificates for the bullet proof vehicles; even as nobody had come forward to claim the ownership of the vehicles.
The Comptroller listed other seizure as 15 parcels of India hemp, 205 bales of second hand  clothing, 1,390 cartons of frozen poultry products, 1,101 pieces used tyres; 835 jerry cans of vegetable oil, 17 containers laden with wood
385 cartons of tiffany biscuits2,300 cartons of chocolate cream fudge and toffee sweet and 137 cartons of
block engine cylinders.