The Nigeria Customs Service, Federal Operations Unit, Zone ‘A’, has seized 23,000 bags of 50 kilogramme of imported parboiled rice.
Importers of the product are believed to owe the Federal Government N149.5m in import duty.
The Public Relations Officer of the command, Jerome Attah, stated this in a statement on Tuesday.
The statement quoted the Controller of the command, Comptroller Haruna Mamudu, as saying that its action was in conformity with the law of Nigeria.
He enjoins Nigerians to see smuggling as a crime which threatens national development.