Importers get 30 Days to Clear Abandoned Goods

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) on Monday gave importers a 30 day notice to clear over time goods in 164 containers abandoned at the ports or forfeit them to the Federal Government

In a notice published by the Service, it said the containers-load of goods were domiciled at the Ports and Terminal Multipurpose Limited (PTML) in Lagos.

“Accordingly, importers and agents of the overtime goods are given a 30 days grace period from the date of publication to process and clear their goods or forfeit the same to the Federal Government of Nigeria,” NCS said.

Customs said it gave the notice on July 10, 2020 and had published it on Monday “for the information of the public.” It has also gazetted the information on the overtime containers.

The Service said it was acting in line with Section 97 (8) of the Customs and Excise Management Act (CEMA). The notice also gave the various numbers to the 164 containers for identification by the importers and their agents.

No comments

After Dropping your comment, Wait for few minutes, your comments will appear below!!!