Customs seize containers loaded with tramadol worth over N110m

Prohibited Tramadol pharmaceutical products with Duty Paid Value (DPV) of over N110 million loaded in four containers has been intercepted by the Apapa Area Command of the Nigeria Customs Service.

The Customs Area Comptroller (CAC), Jibrin Musa, announcing the seizure in Lagos said the drug was loaded in four 40-foot containers between February 6 and February 7.

Musa said that the prohibited pharmaceutical products were controlled and regulated from importation into the country.

The container, according to the Comptroller was imported by Villa Gold Pharmacy from India.

He said that a suspect was apprehended along with the seizure and had been granted administrative bail while investigation was ongoing.

According to the Apapa Customs boss, the drugs consignment would aggravate the already tense situation if it finds its ways into the country.

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