(Stew) and some other eatable items worth N27,960,000 from China.
arrested by the Customs CGC Strike Force team as a result of information
provided by the Customs Intelligent Unit (CIU) all of the NCS.
items seized between September 19 and October 18, 2018, Deputy Comptroller and
National Coordinator, CGC Strike Force, Abdullahi Kirawa said the system has
degenerated to the level that Nigerians are now importing stew into the
items, which could not be verified as a result of the Chinese Language written
on their packs, could pose serious dangers to the consumers.
stew into the country? The stew was carefully concealed inside the container. I
will advise that Nigerians should ignore xenocentrism and embrace
must work hard to embrace and patronise homemade goods including our delicious
stew that is prepared from our homes, and stop engaging in this type of
of course our teeming youths. If stew could be imported, then what else are we
going to do? So this is something we need to reflect on.”
was already deteriorating in the container, saying this shows the dangers it
would pose to human health when ingested or consumed.
of goods into the country, he said; “this is a call that this type of
importation of goods must be discouraged. One of the things to use to solve
this problem is public sensitization on the dangers of smuggling.
news to all nooks and crannies of this country for people to be aware that
these are some of the things that pose dangers to their health and must be
normally prepared in their various homes in the last fours years, such as
Jollof rice, Garri among others, which Customs have intercepted over the years.