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Customs returns trucks of seized food items to owners 

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The Sokoto/Zamfara Area Command of the Nigeria Customs Service has returned 15 seized trucks of grains to their rightful owners.

The announcement regarding this advancement was made on Tuesday in a statement by Abdullahi Abubakar, the Public Relations Officer of the command.

Abubakar mentioned that the progress made was following the orders from the President.

DAILY POST had reported that President Tinubu ordered the Customs to give back all the seized food items at the border to their owners.

The condition was that the items should be sold in Nigerian markets to help increase food availability.

The Controller-General of Customs, Adewale Adeniyi, had disclosed that Tinubu made the decision to use his authority not based on legal guidelines, “but rather reflecting the deep sense of generosity he holds towards Nigeria.”

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