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The Seme Command of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) says it intercepted Toyota Highlander padded with 146 wraps of cannabis in spare tyre and other items worth N112.4million in three weeks.

The Customs Area Controller of the command, Comptroller Muhammad Garba, made the disclosure during an inspection of the items in Lagos on Monday.

According to him, a total of 114 parcels of cannabis were found concealed in the jeep and another 32 parcels in other operations with a street value of N1.7million.

Garba said that the driver of the jeep was apprehended along with the seizure, adding that the quantity of the cannabis does not matter as much as the danger it cause to the society.

He said that if the saboteurs were allowed into society, the multiply effect would have rendered majority of the consumers useless and aggressive.

Garba said that it was the duty of security agencies including the press to continue to protect the economy.

He added that customs would handover the seized…

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