The Federal Operations Unit (FOU), Zone ‘C’ of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Owerri, Imo State capital has impounded counterfeit drugs to the tune of N226.38 million.
Its Area Controller, Victor Dimka, revealed last weekend that he was excited that the drugs were seized because they are harmful to health. The items, he said, did not have NAFDAC registration number.
Dimka warned the public to desist from patronising individuals and stores selling with unregistered drugs.
Other items seized were furniture, 303 cartons of dining table glasses, 1,936 pieces of side stool with a DPV of N63,120.
Others, which were seized along Owerri-Eleme Port Harcourt Road, were 1,430 pieces of bags, (similar to laptop bags) valued at N8.58 million.
He said the items were seized within one week, adding that no arrest had been made except the driver of one of the vehicles carrying the goods.