DC Makinde Embark On Familiarization Tour Of North Western Marine Command


The acting Customs Area Controller of North Western Marine Command, Nigeria Customs Service; Deputy Comptroller Bamidele Makinde (fsi) in the third week of October, embarked on a familiarization tour of his Area of Responsibility (AOR).
While addressing officers at Yelwa-Yauri and Dole Kaina outstations, he stated that the newly created command headquartered at Lokoja, Kogi state, is charged with the responsibility of protecting Nigeria’s territorial integrity at the North western marine end of the country. 
He mentioned some of the areas to be covered as Yelwa-Yawuri, Lolo, Dole Kaina, Gumbi, Toro, Tsamiya, Tunganleda, Gaffara, Wara, Zamare amongst others. 
He disclosed that the Command will re-strategize by positioning the outstations’ to better combat the threat posed by daring smugglers, noting that the anti-smuggling operation will be reinvigorated to ensure that the illegal routes around the waterways are effectively manned.
He however encouraged the officers to remain steadfast and diligent in the discharge of their duties. He further charged them to complement the Comptroller General of Customs effort by sustaining the tempo of total compliance with the Federal Government fiscal policies.


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