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Dozens of Lagosians queue to buy rice seized by Customs [VIDEO]

Some Nigerians living in Lagos State have trooped out in their numbers to buy bags of seized by the Nigerian Customs Service (NCS).

Recall that the NIS had announced its willingness to distribute bags of rice seized by its officers to members of the public amid the current economic hardship and high cost of food.

In a video shared on X (Twitter) on Friday, dozens of Lagos residents were seen standing on a long queue to buy the rice.

According to them, a bag of 25kg rice was being sold for N10,000 as against the price of N26,000 in some local markets.

“A bag of rice (25kg) is reportedly being sold for #10,000. The Customs Service says it secured approval from the government to dispose of the seized food items to needy Nigerians at discounted prices,” one of the buyers said.

Watch the video captured by Nigerian Info Fm below:

https://x.com/nigeriainfofm/status/1760986505537876123?s=46&t=zZRX-Eg9dA8lWSiPRJxxQw

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