By Abisola Oluremi

The Oyo-Osun Command of the Nigeria Customs Service has intercepted fake pharmaceutical drugs worth one billion seven hundred and thirty-nine million naira at Bakatari area of  Oyo State.

The drugs include seven sacks of 625 mg augmentin tablets, twenty-two sacks of ampiclox and twenty-four sacks of 500 mg amoxicillin capsules.

The Area Controller of the command,  Dr Ben Oramalugo stated this while briefing newsmen on the achievements of the command in February 2024 at his headquarters in Ibadan.

Doctor Oramalugo explained that the drugs were tucked in a truck loaded with electronics en route to the northern part of the country.

The Area Controller noted that other seized commodities include foreign parboiled rice, premium motor spirit, Indian hemp, used tyres, and vegetable oil totalling over one billion naira.

DrOramalugo, while appreciating the efforts of traditional rulers, officials of local government, officers of Customs Service and other sister security agents, said the command would not relent in contributing to the economic stability of the nation.

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