President, Association of Customs Licensed Agents(ANLCA), says more government
agencies should be transferred to the border areas to curtail smuggling.
with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos.
need for more hands at the borders was necessary because of the rising
incidence of smuggling.
even advised that rather than pack all these government agencies at the ports,
let them be taken to the land borders.
people are to man our borders officially, there will be less smuggling,” Shittu
advanced technology had been adapted to combat such nefarious activities, the
act could only be curtailed but not completely eradicated.
can never be eradicated. Even in America, Britain, with all their fantastic
ability to combat smuggling, it is not possible.
stiff conditions, you also know that Nigerians are very pro-active, whatever
they want, they have a way of bringing it in,” he said.