The Federal Government of Nigeria has banned the importation of small generators popularly called I pass my neighbour, used mostly by the masses, Ships & Ports reported.
The Controller, Federation Operations Unit Zone A, Lagos of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Mr Madugu Sanni Jubrin, disclosed this in Lagos on Wednesday.
He said that the government took the action because of the.......
dangerous effect of the generator smoke on the health of Nigerians.
It will be recalled that the generator smoke had led to death of many Nigerians due to lack of regular supply of electricity.
According to Jubrin, the government banned but some importers are still trying to smuggle it into the country, adding, “That is why we have to enforce the law and ensure that we confiscate any imported smallest generator.
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