FOU Zone B Arrests Four Suspects In Connection With Seized Endangered Species

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The Customs operatives of Federal Operations Unit Zone B of the Nigeria Customs Service has made known the
arrested of four suspects involved in conveying of dried donkey bones and meat along Sokoto/Gusau Road in Zamfara State.

The dried donkey parts that was loaded in trucks with Duty Paid Value (DPV) of about three billion naira
was intercepted by the officers of the Unit on two seperate occations.

As contained in a statement made available by the Unit on Tuesday, the Area Controller, Comptroller Ahmadu Bello Shuiabu lamented that some unscrupulous elements with no regard for lives and preservation of endangered species like the donkey which is near extinction has been arrested with the illicit goods deizef.

Comptroller Shuaibu explained that on April 25, 2024, operatives of the Unit acting on credible intelligence intercepted one truck with registration number GGE 526 XL along Sokoto/Gusau Road in Zamfara State conveying illicit goods which were brought to Kaduna for further examination.

That upon careful examination the truck was discovered to be conveying 750 sacks of donkey bones with DPV estimated at Two Billion, Three Hundred and Sixty Three Million, Five Hundred Thousand Naira (N2, 363,500,000.00) only.

He disclosed that one suspect was a arrested in connection with the seizure while on May 5, 2024 at about 0310hrs, the operatives of the Unit intercepted Two (2) Canter Trucks carrying Dried Donkey Meat along Kontagora – Tegina Road in Niger State.

According to him, thorough examination was carried out and the illicit goods umcovered ” After 100% physical examination the trucks were found to contain 860 sacks of Dried Donkey meat. Three suspects were also arrested in connection with the seizure.

” The above illegal trading clearly contravene Section 55 (1) paragraph c and i (1) of the NCS Act 2023 which says that “Import and Exports shall where applicable be subject to prohibitions and restrictions relating to: The protection of the health and life of humans, animals, or plants; (i) Controlled goods imported or exported in line with relevant International laws, conventions and agreements (1) relevant International laws, Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES).

 

He added that government is concerned that donkeys are part of rare animals that are being driven towards extinction by activities of unscrupulous elements, and Nigeria is signatory to the international convention for the continued prevention of endangering these species.

“Therefore, the Unit and indeed the Nigeria Customs Service will not and cannot fold its hand and allow this illegal trade to continue to take place.

He disclosed that another concern is the seizure of 58,740 sachets of tramadol and 48,000 ampules of Anelgin injection that was arrested by the operatives of the Unit on the 2nd of May 2024 at about 1130hrs along Saminaka/Nimbiya/Kafanchan axis of Kaduna state.

”These illicit drugs were neatly concealed with motor spare parts but our eagle eye was able to catch up with them. The DPV of these illicit drugs is One Hundred and Sixty-Seven Million, Fiv te Hundred Thousand Naira (N167,500.00) only.

 

Comptroller Shuiabu pointed out that anti-smuggling initiative is fast going beyond old traditional physical measures, stressing that the NCS has sharpened its skill in intelligence gathering through improved information technology kits.

He added that the era of exclusively mounting checkpoint is long gone, saying that as the Enforcement Unit is up to date in the deployment of ICT assisted intelligence gathering and strategies to achieve its mandate.

“The success we are showcasing today is therefore a demonstration of our collective determination to continue to carry out our duty with undivided attention, and without fear or favour.

” Those who wish to try our resolve should have a rethink as we shall be unsparing in implementing the laws and policy directives of the Federal Government as directed by the Comptroller General of Customs, Bashir Adewale Adeniyi MFR and his management team.

He listed the other seizures made by the command under the period to include;12 vehicles (means of conveyance) , 174 Bags of Foreign Rice (50 kg each) , 234 Jerry cans of PMS (25 litres each)
109 bales of second hand clothing , 367 cartons of Spaghetti , 50 cartons of Macaroni and 47 Jerry cans of foreign vegetable oil

 

Other items are: 6 sacks of used shoes , 100 sacks of snuff , 30 bags of foreign sugar (25kg each) , 2,255 cartons of herbicide chemical , 10 cartons of foreign couscous
235 Bags of Foreign flour (25kg each) and
Over 100 cartons of general goods.

 

The CAC explained that the total Duty Paid Value (DPV) of the seized items is Three Billion, One Hundred and Seventy-Five Million, Eighty Four Thousand Naira, Two Hundred and Seventeen Naira and Seventy-Five Kobo (N 3,175,084,217.75) only.

 

He however hinted that the suspect arrested for impersonation in Sokoto have face the law and the law has taken its course on him.

While appreciating the leadership of the Sokoto/Zamfara Area Command of the Service and the Customs Police Unit for their continued efforts in assisting the Unit to take the Service to greater height, he added that the officers and men of the Unit are focused, committed and prepared to continue to carry out their assignments with utmost sense of courtesy and unwavering professionalism.

 

 

 

Prince Abiodun Soyele, Editor-In-Chief of Nigeria Maritime 360, is dead.

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The Editor – in – Chief of the defunct Nigeria Maritime 360 magazine and online newspaper, Prince Simeon Abiodun Soyele ,has passed on.

He was said to have returned from church on Sunday , May 19th, 2024, after giving sermon on the topic: Holy Spirit at Christ Apostolic Church, CAC, Agbara Olorun Ni Gbani at Egbeda and complained of chest pain before he was rushed to the hospital where he was confirmed dead.

The 68 old year old Owu Prince, hailed from Otileta Soyele royal family in Owu, Abeokuta, Ogun State.

He was one of the candidates who contested for the Owu stool in 2023 but lost the exalted seat to the present occupier.

Prince Soyele was also the Group Managing Director (GMD) of Perceival Security and Safety Agencies Limited, a group of companies with head office in Abule Egba area of Lagos

Perceival Agencies Ltd was the publisher of the now rested Nigeria Maritime 360 online newspaper.

While giving sermon on Sunday on the topic: Holy Spirit, the deceased was said to have admonished members to be filled with the Holy Spirit because it is through the Holy Spirit that people could have an encounter with God and be blessed.

One of the members under his sermon on Sunday, who was devastated by the news Owu Prince disclosed that the late preacher told the congregation that Holy Spirit gives power even as he was intermittently leading them in prayers of protection against death.
As at the time of writing this report, friends, family and sympathisers, who were still shell- shocked by the sudden demise of Prince Soyele, were still trooping into his Shasha home to pay their last respect

He is survived by wife, four children and grandchildren.

Hydrography For Safety and Environmental Protection: Dr. Adalikwu Calls For More Participation Of Training Institutes

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Secretary General of the Maritime Organisation of West and Central Africa (MOWCA) Dr. Paul Adalikwu, has called for increased participation of the Regional Maritime University in Accra
and the Regional Maritime Academy of Sciences and Technologies of the Sea (ARSTM) in Abidjan in hydrographic survey of waters across MOWCA member countries.

Speaking at the recently held 18th conference of the East Atlantic Hydrographic Commission (EAtHC) in Casablanca, Kingdom of Morocco, Dr Adalikwu advocated that the two MOWCA training institutions be supported to conduct hydrographic surveys for navigational safety for ships and promote sustainable marine environment in West and Central Africa.

Adalikwu said the two institutions have individual and combined capacities for hosting short seminars as they already did 5 years ago and for developing hydrography programmes as part of their training for marine engineers .

This offer by the MOWCA SG was viewed as being in tandem with the programme of the International Hydrographic Organisation (IHO)to establish training centers of excellence where the conditions are the best.

While making a presentation In the sidelines of the conference, the Secretary General of MOWCA had discussions with Dr John Nyberg, Director at IHO, representing the Secretary General of this Organisation and with senior Officials of EAtHC where it was agreed that a team of EAtHC will visit the RMU and ARSTM, to consider the development of a hydrography programme at the Engineer level.

Speaking on the eligibility of the MOWCA maritime training institutions for the programme, Dr. Adalikwu identified the suitability of their premises, availability of qualified lecturers with the relevant profile and experience, possibility of partnering with International Universities that have such programmes and
existence of an hydrography agency as part of the public Administration or a Technical Department of the Port Authorities in Ghana and Cote de’Voire .

Following the discussions,MOWCA and EAtHC agreed to keep contact and decide the period of the assessment visits on a later date. Both parties resolved that the IHO will be invited to the 19th session of the MOWCA General Assembly, scheduled to take place in the last quarter of 2025 to address Ministers on the benefits of promoting hydrography as part of their overall maritime programmes

The EAtHC is one of the 15 Hydrographic Commissions established by IHO worldwide to coordinate hydrography and cartography activities for safety of navigation and environmental protection. It covers the coastal area from France down to Angola, and therefore includes the coastline of MOWCA’s member States.

Western Marine Command Intercepts 12,500 Liters Premium Motor Spirit

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In its continous drive against reign of smuggling activities on the Western Waterways and Creeks, the Western Marine Command of Nigeria Customs Service intercepted One Hundred and Seventy Seven (177) Sacks and Sixty One (61) Kegs of 25 Litres Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) containing Twelve Thousand Five Hundred (12,500) Liters.

Addressing the press on Friday at the command head office in Ibafon, Apapa Lagos, the new Area Controller in charge of the command, Comptroller Paul Bamisaiye disclosed that the seizure was made along Isalu Creek Badagry Waterway en-route Benin Republic at about 23:30 hours on Wednesday, 8th May, 2024.

 

The total Duty Paid Value (DPV) of the 12,500 liters PMS is sum up at Eight Million Seven Hundred and Fifty Thousand Naira (N8,750,000) only.

Comptroller Bamisaiye, disclosed that the officers got intelligence information while on joint patrol by Teams in the Command that two (2) Boats laden with what was suspected to be petroleum products concealed in Sacks.

And on receiving the information the team moved into Isalu Creeks Badagry Waterway where the seizure was made while the smugglers took to their heels on sighting the officers.

He added that on careful examination of the arrest at the Command Headquarters, it was found to contain One Hundred and Seventy Seven (177) Sacks and Sixty One (61) Kegs of the 25 Litres Premium Motor Spirit (PMS).

The command boss hinted that the PMS seizure is economically significant coming at a period when the country is experiencing it’s scarcity. “This Seizure is most economically significant to the Command at this period of scarcity of Petroleum Products especially Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) in our cities, and shows the anticipatory posture in our response to economic saboteurs’ Bamisaiye said.

He disclosed that the action of the smugglers contraven Section 245 & 254 of the Nigeria Customs Service Act 2023 which the service through Western Marine Command is responsible for enforcing.

He added that the Command under his leadership is more poised than ever to rid the Waterways of all acts of smuggling and economy sabotage for the benefit of the growth of Nigeria economy.

 

 

Western Marine Command Intercepts 12,500 Liters Premium Motor Spirit

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Western Marine Command Intercepts 12,500 Liters Premium Motor Spiri
In its continous  drive against reign of smuggling activities on the  Western Waterways and Creeks, the Western Marine Command of Nigeria Customs Service intercepted One Hundred and Seventy Seven (177) Sacks and Sixty One (61) Kegs of 25 Litres Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) containing Twelve Thousand Five Hundred (12,500) Liters.
Addressing the press on Friday at the command head office in Ibafon, Apapa Lagos, the new Area Controller in charge of the command, Comptroller Paul Bamisaiye disclosed that the seizure was made along Isalu Creek Badagry Waterway en-route Benin Republic at about 23:30 hours on Wednesday, 8th May, 2024.
The total Duty Paid Value (DPV) of the 12,500 liters PMS is sum up at Eight Million Seven Hundred and Fifty Thousand Naira (N8,750,000) only.
Comptroller Bamisaiye, disclosed that the officers got intelligence information while on joint patrol by Teams in the Command that two (2) Boats laden with what was suspected to be petroleum products concealed in Sacks.
And on receiving the information the team moved into Isalu Creeks Badagry Waterway where the seizure was made while the smugglers took to their heels on sighting the officers.
He added that on careful examination of the arrest at the Command Headquarters, it was found to contain One Hundred and Seventy Seven (177) Sacks and Sixty One (61) Kegs of the 25 Litres Premium Motor Spirit (PMS).
The command boss hinted that the  PMS seizure is economically significant coming at a period when the country is experiencing it’s scarcity. “This Seizure is most economically significant to the Command at this period of scarcity of Petroleum Products especially Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) in our cities, and shows the anticipatory posture in our response to economic saboteurs’ Bamisaiye said.
He disclosed that the action of the smugglers contraven  Section 245 & 254 of the Nigeria Customs Service Act 2023 which the service through Western Marine Command is responsible for enforcing.
He added that the Command under his leadership is more poised than ever to rid the Waterways of all acts of smuggling and economy sabotage for the benefit of the growth of Nigeria economy.

Ogun1Command Seizes 1,309 Parcels Of Cannabis, Used Tyres, Others

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Officers and men of Ogun 1 Command of Nigeria Customs Service recorded a total seizures of 103 items within the period of April 16th through first week of May 2024.

The new Area Controller of the Command, Comptroller James Ojo made this known to the press on Thursday during his first maiden press briefing at Abeokuta.

Comptroller Ojo who recently took over from his predecessor, Comptroller Shuabu, disclosed that upon his resumption, his officers and men went straighth to work in achieveing the laudable seizures within 23days of his assumption as the Command CAC.

He highlighted the 103 seized items to comprises of 90 sacks and 1,309 parcels of cannabis satiba, 1,596 pieces of foreign used pneumatic tyres and 2,922 bags of foreign parboiled rice of 50kg each.

Other seized items include 32 bales of used clothes, 1603 cartons of frozen poultry products and 22,600 litres of premium motor spirit, with the cummulative Duty Paid Value amounting to N380,370,911.

The new Command Sherrif added that the seized items were imtercepted at different locations within Ogun state based on the aid of intensive intelligent strategies and concerted efforts of the Commands intelligence network such as the Customs Intelligent Unit (CIU), DSS and others.

Stressing the negative effect of Cannabis commonly known as marijuana or Indian hemp and other seized items Comptroller Ojo explained “Cannabis Sativa has devastating effect on the lives of its consumers, especially our youth.

“The rise in its abuse is of great concern within the Nigerian society and a threat to our national security, due to its potential influence on criminal activities, such as armed robbery, banditry, cultism, kidnapping terrorism and other criminal activities.

‘Foreign used pnematic tyres, commonly known as Tokunbo tyres are ring shaped protective coverings made of rubber and filled with compressed air, typically used in foreign countries and shipped into the country after used overseas.

” These tyres are deemed unsuitable for our highways because, significant number of them have exceeded their recommended lifspan from their manufacturing dates. According to safety experts, good quality pneumatic threats safe for use for only four years from date of manufacturing. Any usage beyond this duration poses a significant risk to motorists and put their lives in jeopardy” Comptroller Ojo quipped.

Addressing the issue of rice, despite being a staple food eaten in many homes in the country, Ojo hinted that it’s importation through the land borders was prohibited by the Federal government to encourage local production and be self sufficient, as Nigeria is blessed with vast and fertile lands.

In his words ” The persistent smuggling of rice will continue to hamper our economic growth and development as a nation. Let us give the required support and cooperation to Nigeria Customs Service, and by extention to the federal government to improve our social security and economic wellbeing” he said.

The Command also generated the sum of N14,628,661 revenue through baggage assessment and auction sales of petroleum products.

He however disclosed that the trading activities across the border is presently not encouraging but efforts is ongoing to address the identified challenges that hinder the flow of trade.

While appreciating the CGC, Adewale Adeniyi MFR and his management team, for the enabling support to the command, he encouraged the compliant traders to remain steadfast and be assured of the commands maximum cooperstion.

Comptroller Olomu Takes Over Leadership Of Apapa Customs Command

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…Promises Robust Stakeholders Engagement

Comptroller Babatunde Olomu has taken over mantle of leadership of Apapa Area Command of Nigeria Customs Service from Cmptroller Babajide Jaiyeoba.

Comptroller Jaiyeoba hands over to Olomu at retirement on Monday 6th May 2024 after leading the premier port for almost eight months.

In his handling over speech, Comptroller Jaiyeoba described his 8 months tenure of leading Apapa Area Command as joyful and suspense-filled experience which is characterized by exciting moments culminating into tangible results for the benefit of the nation.

Highlighting some of his achievements in year 2024, Jaiyeoba disclosed that between January and April, the Command collected a total of N672,172,624,033.03 as revenue for the federal government.

In his words”We have set the ball rolling for the actualization of our target and the officers I am leaving behind are focused on this. My optimism is not misplaced because we have all proven to be tested and trusted.

“It is noteworthy, to explain that in the month of April 2024 alone, the command generated N182 billion which is a record-breaking monthly collection in the history of the service. On February 23, 2024, we recorded revenue collection milestone by generating N16,021,660,412.00. This daily collection strengthened our cumulative figure.

“These are laudable developments coming at a time the port is not enjoying its full import trade potentials owing to so many factors,”

He however appreciate his officers for relentlessly pursuing maximum collection of duty by preventing leakages, fighting against smuggling and ensuring that complaint traders enjoyed hitch free clearance under customs control during his leadership.

While imploring all the command officers, other government agencies and stakeholders to join him in formally welcoming Comptroller Olomu, he urged them to triple or possibly, quadruple the cooperation and support he got to his successor.

According to him ‘His success is our common benefit. For over three decades, I have known him to be a team player and result-oriented officer,” Jaiyeoba said.

Giving his acceptance remark, the new Customs Area Controller, Comptroller Babatunde Olomu hinted that Nigeria’s participation in the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) and robust engagements with port stakeholders is his major goals as the new boss of the Command.

Comptroller Olomu noted that Nigeria holds a strategic position for trade in West and Central Africa, assuring that Apapa Port will play a critical role in Nigeria’s participation in the AfCFTA.

According to the new Command boss “We are revving Nigeria’s readiness for improved trade with fellow African countries and the world at large.

“As you may be aware, the management of the service is committed to evolving a more modern customs with Apapa Port being a nucleus to the implementation of the many trade facilitation reforms championed by the Comptroller-General of Customs, Bashir Adewale Adeniyi, MFR.”

“I want to urge our officers to brace up for the changes that will feature as fallouts of customs modernization, otherwise called e-customs, AEO, and many other groundbreaking World Customs Organization (WCO) innovations like the recently introduced advanced ruling policy.

‘This will enable them to enjoy more gains of trading across borders in the global supply chain in line with the Revised Kyoto Convention (RKC), the WCO Supply Chain Management Guidelines, and the various national best practices.”

He advised the officers to adopt a working principle to treat all official matters speedily, adding that no file should be left unattended to as such delays could mean slowing down government revenue inflow.

He also pledged to set up a trade dispute resolution seat that will operate every day including weekends in ensuring that the Command is made a true front liner in global best practices in terms of customs operation for other customs formations to emulate.

He added that Apapa Command under his leadership won’t be complacent and will be open to continuous engagement with everyone.

He also.promisrd to.operate an open door policy ‘My doors are open for advice on how best to achieve our mandate because we are all here to add value and do better,” Olomu said.

 

FOU ‘B’ Apprehend Fake Customs Officer As Shuaibu Reiterates Commitment To Apprehend Impersonators

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Officers and Men of Federal Operations Unit (FOU) zone B has nab one Abubakar Ibrahim “M”, aged 28 years for impersonating and defrauding innocent Nigerians in the name of the Nigeria Customs Service.

Abubakar Ibrahim was arrested on 29 April 2024 at Next level hotel in Sokoto State following a period of trailing and investigation by the operatives of the Federal Operations Unit Zone ‘B’ in collaboration with the Nigeria Police, Sokoto State Command.

In a press statement issued by the Unit PRO, SC Isah Sulaiman, the suspect who was arrested in NCS uniform, was handed over to the Customs Police Unit, Sokoto/Zamfara Command for discreet investigation where he will be arraigned in Court in line with the extant laws.

It reads that the Comptroller of the Unit, Comptroller Ahmadu Bello Shuaibu appreciates the Nigeria Police, Sokoto State Command for their cooperation and swift response leading to the arrest of the culprit.

Comptroller Shuaibu urged members of the public to disregard any social media account requesting money for recruitment or auction as the Service does not collect money for such exercises.

He reiterated the Unit’s commitment in arresting and prosecuting fraudulent elements who parade themselves as Officers or Men of the Nigeria Customs Service on social media and other platforms

 

The Comptroller advised members of the public to follow only verified social media accounts of the NCS with the blue tick like Nigeria Customs Service on Facebook, @CustomsNG on X (formerly Twitter) and other platforms including a recently created WhatsApp Channel.

Comptroller Shuaibu added that members of the public should feel free to visit the nearest Public Relations Unit of ameny Customs Command for clarification on any issuede concerning the Service

 

Anti-Smuggling Drive: Kano/Jigawa Area Command Collaborates With Other Government Agencies To Achieve Results At Kano Airport

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The Kano/Jigawa Area Command of Nigeria Customs Service in its intense Anti-Smuggling drive has made a significant seizure at the Mallam Aminu Kano International Airport with the collaboration of other security agencies.

According to a press statement by the Command Punlic Relations Officer, SC Saidu Nuruddeen, it reads that a passenger arriving from Cairo via Ethiopian Airlines flight ET941 was intercepted during a joint security check on Sunday 28th April at approximately 01:00hrs.

It reads further that the examination of the passenger’s luggage revealed 241 empty packages of OTRAVIN and 80 pieces of OTRAVIN nasal drops which has been seized outrightly.

According to the statement “In accordance with due process, the items have been detained, and a smooth transfer to NAFDAC, a key partner in the joint security check is being facilitated.

“This successful operation is a testament to the effectiveness of inter-agency collaboration and the commitment of our personnel to combating smuggling and ensuring national security” it reads.

The statement also reveal that the Customs Area Controller incharge of the Command, Comptroller Dauda Ibrahim Chana commends the Comptroller-General of Customs, Bashir Adewale Adeniyi MFR, and his management team for their leadership and support as always.

Comptroller Chana also appreciated the dedication and professionalism of the personnel of the service and those of NDLEA, NAFDAC, and NQS who worked together to achieve the remarkable outcome.

“The Kano/Jigawa Area Command remains committed to protecting our nation’s borders and ensuring the safety and well-being of our citizens” Comptroller Chana said.

 

Kano/Jigawa Customs Command: CAC Affirms Commitment To Implementing Government Policy

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Customs Area Controller of Kano/Jigawa Command, Comptroller Dauda Ibrahim Chana has reiterated the commitment of the service to facilitate genuine trade without compromising government policy, especially as they affect special economic areas like the Kano Free Trade Zone .

According to him, recent media reports alleging loss of government revenue through the operations of the Kano Free Trade Zone is untrue and far from the reality as the command has strategically positioned officers to ensure due diligence is done in the management of finished products within the zone or from any of the excise factories under it’s watch.

 

He said those who accused men of the Customs of illegalities in the untrue story succeeded in displaying ignorance about activities of the Nigeria Customs especially in the areas of Duty, Import and Export processes and the laws guiding trade activities in the Free Trade Zone

 

According to Comptroller Chana, the claims that customs officers are conniving with some business men to divert finished products to the Export Processing Zone and pay only 30% Customs duty or sometimes pay nothing is unfounded, laughable, a deliberate mischief to undermine the good intention of the Federal Government for creating the Zone

Comptroller Chana stated further that, contrary to the allegations of revenue lost, the Kano/Jigawa recorded Six Hundred and Thirteen Million, Three Hundred and Sixty-Nine Thousand, Two Hundred and Four. Eighty-one Kobo (613,369,204.81) between January-April 2024 as against One hundred and thirty-two million, four hundred and thirty-six thousand, seven hundred and sixty-six (132,436,766.00) in 2023; a clear indication of rise in revenue generation by our men”.

While advising reporters to seek clarification in the interest of truth and objectivity by contacting his office or the Public Relations Officer to get a balanced report on the command’s activities, Comptroller Chana reminded them that Nigeria Export Processing Zones Authority (NEPZA) regulates the zone’s activities.

He added that unless there is an intention of exporting to Customs territory, NCS officers do not interfere with the zone as it ensures prevention of smuggling and duty evasion within all its areas of responsibility.
According to him, records are taken for proper duty collection and calculation .

He reminded that the NCS is not the only government organisation in the zone while restating that the command adheres strictly to the law and defined rules of engagement

“In the Free Trade Zone, there are productions taking place, there are manufacturing taking place and the end product of all these are finished products and for these to go out, duties are paid so how does anyone come to the conclusion that finished goods are being moved out of the zone without paying duty or given illegal discount or destined for Customs territory?

“It is also good for the public to know that goods or raw materials locally sourced are duty free as well as exportation.

“Let it also be on record that the process of clearance involves many stages and we even have a unit domiciled in every Command that check after clearance of goods cleared for anomalies, so no officer can connive because the documents are all intact to show what transpired. This makes the allegation of compromise baseless.

“In line with the directive of the Comptroller General of Customs, Bashir Adewale Adeniyi, that all commands strengthen community relationship with stakeholders, the Kano/Jigawa Comnand maintains robust relationship with all operators in the import, export and manufacturing chains including the Kano Free Trade Zone and even transport operators” Comptroller Chana said