The Seme Command of the Nigeria Customs Service has burnt the intercepted poisonous cow hides popularly known as “Ponmo” imported into Nigeria.
The Area Controller of the command, Comptroller Muhammad Garba, led the team of Joint Border Agencies to the site where the animal skins were destroyed in Seme, Lagos.
Garba said that the deadly animal skin was intercepted by his men on Lagos-Badagry Expressway.
According to him, the command is going to widen its investigation to ensure that no unhealthy item escape into the country.
Garba added that the Nigeria Customs Service was not limited to revenue generation alone, noting that the command was also fighting against the smuggling and other related vices.
The controller also hand over 146 wraps of cannabis sativa worth 112.4 million naira to official of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA for destruction.