Comptroller Hafiz Kalla Vows To Ensure Economic Saboteurs Are Not Given Breathing Space In Kebbi


    By KATO P. LADAN, Kaduna

    The Kebbi State Customs Area Command has intercepted and seized no fewer than 333 packs of cannabis sativa, two sacks of diazepam drugs and 121 sacks of power snuff along the border area in the state.

    Comptroller, Hafiz Kalla, said his command is determined to ensure that economic saboteurs are not given a breathing space in the state.

    He stated this in a statement issued to journalists by the command’s public relations officer, Nasiru Manga, made available to our reporter.

    It said the command’s activities of last year were focused mainly on suppression of smuggling as the land borders remained closed.

    Comptroller Hafiz Kalla, explained that the 227 seizures of last year were intercepted at different locations in the state.

    He explained that the command intercepted 333 packs of 1kg of Cannabis sativa, 2 sacks of diazepam; 5mg drugs and 121 sacks of power snuff.

    “We seized 3,999 bags of 50kg of foreign Fertilizer and 2,021 bags of 50kg; 19 bags of 100kgand 20 cartons of 25kg of imported foreign Rice” he added.

    ” The command has intercepted 607 bales of fairly used cloths and 68 sacks of new and used foot wears among others”

    ” Our achievements was as a result of hard work due diligence and constant vigilance exhibited by our officers and men of the service and relevant security agencies through cordial collaboration and intelligence information “


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