Nigeria seizes 1.5m tablets of Tramadol at Lagos cargo airport

Customs operatives inspect seized bags of Tramadol in Lagos.

Operatives of the Nigerian Customs Service on Tuesday intercepted about 1.5m tablets of Tramadol at the Lagos State cargo airport.

The items were seized by officers of the Murtala Mohammed Area Command of Customs at the SAHCO Import shed in Lagos.

Muritala Mohammed said that although no suspect has been arrested, the items valued at close to 250,000 USD were impounded for further action.

Controller Dangaladima noted that within his five months of taking over as the area commander, the revenue figure has risen to N3 billion compared with the same period last year.

He attributed the increase in revenue to massive cooperation and support from stakeholders and diligent efforts of officers.

The controller equally called on all officers of the command as well as stakeholders to collectively work together to fight smugglers for the overall good of the country.

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