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Hardship: Customs to distribute seized food items to Nigerians

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 In the wake of the current high level of hardship in the country, the Nigeria Customs Service, NCS, has disclosed plans to distribute seized food items to Nigerians.

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

 

In a statement by Customs National Public Relations officer,
Abdullahi Maiwada on Tuesday, Adeniyi reaffirmed his commitment towards advancing
President Bola Tinubu’s food security agenda.

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“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.

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



Source link: Nigerianeye

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