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Covid-19: Nigeria Customs Releases 250 Truckloads Of Tomato Paste, Rice & Oil For Distribution

Recall that few days ago a veteran Nollywood actor, Richard Mode-Damijo has called out Nigerian customs on Instagram to please release seized food items in their custody so that Nigerians can feed on them during this challenging period.


According to the 58 year old, the Federal Government should order the release of seized food items by Nigerian custom so that it will help to feed Nigerians in this critical period.

In his words “Sitting here wondering if this wont be a good time for government to ask Customs about all the plenty seized rice, tomato, vegetable oil and all the other food items they have in their possession and give out to our people in need.

It seems the veteran actor advice has yielded result.

Today the Nigeria custom has released those seized food items and fabrics for the use of Nigeria because of this coronavirus Lockdown.

It was reported that President Mohammodu Buhari on April 6, 2020 give directive to the Nigeria Custom service to made available the released of 59 truckload of rice, vegetable oil and fabrics for the usuage of Nigerian as a palliative measure to cushion the effect of the coronavirus lockdown on Nigerians

According to them the goods were estimated to be Three Billion, Two hundred and fifty one million,Eight Hundred and six thousand naira

This items are to be distributed to Nigerians to ease the problem if lockdown.

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