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We’ll Distribute Seized Food Items To Cushion Economic Hardships — Custom Tells Nigerians



In the wake of the current high level of hardship in the country, to mitigate hunger and reduce the soaring prices of food items in the country, the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), on Tuesday, announced a plan to dispose off forfeited food items to the Nigerians

The Comptroller General of Customs, Bashir Adewale Adeniyi has in goodwill, emphasized that the food items will be distributed after they have been certified fit for consumption.

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This was made known by Customs National Public Relations officer, Abdullahi Maiwada on Tuesday, Adeniyi reaffirmed his commitment towards advancing President Bola Tinubu’s food security agenda.

“Furthermore, to alleviate the hardships faced by Nigerians and improve access to essential food items, the Nigeria Customs Service will facilitate the direct disposal of food items forfeited to the Federal Government.

“These items will be certified fit for consumption by relevant agencies and made available to ordinary Nigerians nationwide through equitable distribution in our Areas of Operations,” he said.

The statement, however, did not disclose when the planned distribution will commence.

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