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Customs seize 32 containers of expired rice at Tincan Port

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Customs seize 32 containers of expired rice at Tincan Port

The Nigerian Customs says it seized 32 containers of expired rice at the Tincan Port, Apapa, Lagos State.

The containers were impounded on Tuesday, WuzupNigeria gathered.

It was also gathered that the rice had expired since 2018 and was shipped into the country from China and Thailand.

The discovery comes no fewer than 24 hours after five containers laden with rotten fish and other edibles were discovered in one of the terminals in the Apapa area.

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According to Premium Times, Hameed Ali, the Controller General of Customs, while inspecting one of the containers found some empty bags with new dates, apparently, to be used to rebag the expired rice.

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