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CUSTOMS DESTROY N12.8bn CONTRABAND IN LAGOS

The Nigeria Customs Service, has destroyed 96 containers of various illicit and expired drugs worth N12.8bn in Lagos State.

Addressing journalists in the Epe area of the state during the destruction of the contrabands, the Assistant Comptroller General of Customs, Adonye Dappa-Williams, says the goods were brought for destruction after court condemnation.

Dappa-Williams says destroying the illicit pharmaceutical products will discourage the importation and consumption of illicit drugs

However a total of 16 brands of illicit and expired drugs brought for destruction included tramadol tablets, codeine cough syrup, diclofenac tablets and injections, among others.

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