The Nigeria Customs Service Federal Operations Unit Zone C Owerri destroyed 4118cartons of frozen poultry with duty paid value of N83,389,500 yesterday at the Abia/Command in Owerri. .
Comptroller Amajam Bukar, the Controller Federal Operations Unit Zone C Owerri said the seizure of the poultry products which was transported in a 1X40ft container, was achieved through a tip off from an informant.
Comptroller Amajam who stressed that frozen poultry products is illegal and an import prohibition called on the public not to patronize such products which he said are harmful to human health. .
He also called on intending frozen poultry importers to desist and instead channel their resources to legal imports will be of benefit to the nation and to avoid loss.