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Nigeria Customs CG Adeniyi Tours Huawei HQ, Lantan Port In Shenzhen To Enhance Trade Modernization

ByHybrid News

May 15, 2024


On Thursday, May 9, 2024, the Comptroller-General of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Adewale Adeniyi, led a delegation to the headquarters of Huawei in Shenzhen. The visit aimed to discuss the integration of advanced technologies into Nigeria’s Customs operations as part of the NCS Trade Modernisation Project.

This visit was a segment of CGC Adeniyi’s official trip to China, coinciding with the 6th Global Authorized Economic Operator (AEO) Conference held in Shenzhen from May 8-10, 2024.

Expressing the purpose of the visit, CGC Adeniyi stated, “We are also delighted to associate the Global Leader Technology Services through the Team of Trade Modernization.” This aligns with NCS’s commitment, announced during Huawei Connect 2023 in Shanghai, to deploy Huawei’s latest innovations in their modernization efforts.

During the meeting, CGC Adeniyi urged Huawei to continue providing robust digital solutions to NCS and to support the ongoing transformation initiatives. Xujing Xu, Huawei’s Vice President of Smart Transportation, expressed optimism about the collaboration, remarking, “The foundational work for this transformation is already underway.”

Saleh Ahmadu, Chairman of Trade Modernization Project (TMP) Limited, affirmed Huawei’s pivotal role in the project and thanked CGC Adeniyi and his team for their unwavering support.

In a bid to enhance NCS modernization, CGC Adeniyi and the TMP team, led by Ahmadu, toured Lantan Port to observe the advanced automation and technological solutions implemented by Huawei and other tech partners.

Additionally, on May 9, Huawei organized a training program on Trends and Digital Solutions for Customs officials and TMP team members. This training aimed to equip officials with essential skills for navigating the digital landscape of modern trade. Another session on Business Management, themed “The Journey of Huawei’s Continuous Growth,” was also held, focusing on enhancing the capacity of NCS officials in managing trade facilitation.

The initiatives underscore the NCS’s commitment to leveraging cutting-edge technology to streamline operations and boost trade efficiency in Nigeria.

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