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Customs Boss Evaluates Ikorodu Government Warehouse, Engages NPA Representatives, More


Jul 23, 2023

During his visit to Zone ‘A’, the Acting Comptroller-General of Customs, Bashir Adewale Adeniyi MFR, paid a working visit to the Ikorodu Government Warehouse in Lagos.

Upon arrival, Deputy Comptroller Willy Ukpabio, who was in charge of the warehouse, along with representatives from the Nigerian Port Authority and other Terminal Operators, warmly received the Ag. CGC.

During the visit, various issues were discussed, including concerns about waterlogged areas affecting the efficient provision of services and the possibility of allocating a portion of the Warehouse to private bonded terminals.

The Acting CGC attentively listened to all the queries and assured the host operators that constructive measures would be taken to address the problems effectively.

In addition to his visit to the Ikorodu Government Warehouse, the Acting CGC also had the pleasure of meeting with the Operatives of the Lagos Industrial Command, which was under the leadership of Comptroller Queen Ogbudu.

He expressed his appreciation for the commendable revenue drive achieved by the Lagos Industrial Command.

During the engagement with the excise stakeholders, the Acting CGC actively participated and answered numerous questions about the newly implemented excise duties.

The stakeholders showed great interest and curiosity, and the Acting CGC ensured that their queries were adequately addressed.

Adewale assured “I want to start by saluting your efforts; I am proud of your step because of the increased revenue. I want to ask you to be more passionate about your job and infect others with a passion for optimal service delivery. ”

“I assure you that there will be more openness. If there is a need to have a better-organised forum for good service delivery, we won’t hesitate to do so. I want the stakeholders to know that for every responsibility, there is an obligation, and that is for us to have an excellent understanding of our legal framework.”

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