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Customs shut doors on Oyo government officials, rejects 1,800 bags of ‘expired’ rice

The Nigeria Customs Service (NIS) has denied Oyo State Government the chance to restore the 1,800 sacks of rice the state guaranteed were not fit for human utilisation.

it was accumulated that both Oyo State Government and the Nigeria Customs Administration, Oyo/Osun order have been exchanging faults since last Friday, over the validity of the 1,800 packs of rice provided to the state government by the Traditions Administration as parts of the national government’s palliative to the state.

Our reporter reviews that the order had penultimate Tuesday provided the sacks of rice to the state as a feature of endeavors to pad the impacts of Coronavirus on the individuals of the state.

Different states; Osun and Ekiti likewise got 1,800 sacks each, while Ondo got 600 packs of rice from the order.

Notwithstanding, three days in the wake of taking conveyance of the rice, Oyo State government through the Unique Counsel to the state Senator, Debo Akande said that the rice was not beneficial for human utilization.

Yet, the order on Sunday said the sacks of rice that left its Order base camp were in acceptable condition.



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