• Wed. Apr 24th, 2024

The Comptroller-General of Customs, Bashir Adewale Adeniyi, engaged in a crucial meeting with Governor Abba Kabir at the Kano State Government House on Sunday morning. The visit aimed to strengthen the collaboration between the Nigeria Customs Service and the Kano State Government, focusing on enhancing trade and addressing food security challenges within the state.

CGC Adeniyi underscored the commitment of the Nigeria Customs Service to trade facilitation and cooperation with the Kano community. During the meeting, he highlighted the need for a Customs export terminal in Kano to streamline business operations. Adeniyi also relayed President Ahmed Tinubu’s directive on the return of detained grains for reintroduction into domestic markets to alleviate food insecurity.

Governor Abba Kabir praised the proactive efforts of the Nigeria Customs Service in safeguarding borders and promoting economic prosperity. He expressed full support for Customs policies that would enhance import and export activities, particularly emphasizing the importance of establishing an export warehouse at the Dawanau International Grains Market.

In response to the governor’s commendations, CGC Adeniyi expressed appreciation for the warm welcome and reiterated the historical significance of Kano as a vital center of commerce in Nigeria. He assured the governor of the Customs Service’s commitment to streamlining processes in the state.

The governor lauded CGC Adeniyi’s visit to the Dawanau International Grains Market and pledged unwavering support for establishing an export warehouse, stating, “Kano will become stronger in terms of investment in the country.”

As part of his proactive engagement strategy, CGC Adeniyi visited the Mamuda Group of Companies in Kano, where he interacted with Chairman and CEO Hassan Hammoud. The visit highlighted the Nigeria Customs Service’s commitment to collaborating with stakeholders for enhanced revenue generation and streamlined trade operations.

Mr. Hassan Hammoud expressed gratitude for CGC Adeniyi’s visit, leading him on a tour of the company’s facilities. He reassured the CGC of the Mamuda Group’s adherence to customs regulations and emphasized the company’s dedication to maintaining a mutually beneficial relationship with the Nigeria Customs Service.

Hyacinth Beluchukwu Nwafor

Hyacinth Beluchukwu Nwafor is a seasoned journalist and the CEO/Founder Belch Digital Communications, publishers of Hybrid News Nigeria.

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