|CGC, Col. Hameed Ali(Rtd.) on inspection of the Guard of Honour at the Western Marine Command during his working visit to the command on Tuesday|
|The CGC, Col. Hameed Ali and CAC Western Marine Command, Yusuf Umar|
Customs Service (NCS) on Tuesday demanded for more outstations in Iyana Sashi
and Ikorodu (Lagos State); Lokoja (Kogi) and Odo, Shaki in Oyo State.
the request while receiving the Comptroller-General of Customs, Retired Col.
Hameed Ali in Lagos.
|The CGC at the WMC Jetty|
requested for modern and efficient water patrol crafts like medium size boats
and high-speed outboard engines, to boost anti- smuggling operations.
trucks for conveying seizures to the base and other utility vehicles for the outstations.
|The CGC inspects facilities at the WMC|
provision of accommodation (barracks) for customs operatives in the outstations,
who presently live in rented apartments, which is risky to their lives.
suppressing smuggling activities and enforcing other extant regulations as may
be assigned to it from time to time.
of the command covered the South Western axis of the country.
North Western area of the country, particularly River Yauri in Kebbi, where the
command had no outstation.
Idiroko (Ogun); Igbokoda (Ondo State); Yekeme, Bar Beach, Ijora and Badagry all
in Lagos State.
in the last 10 months made 35 seizures, with a Duty Paid Value (DPV) of N70.3
per cent increase compared with 30 seizures valued at N28.8 million recorded in
2014 before he assumed office.
environment, reconstruct a drainage system into the shoreline as part of
efforts to give the erstwhile swampy environment a face-lift.
also installed a CCTV monitor to check movements and activities around the base
as one of security measures put in place.
complex and other offices and residential structures that were in completely obsolete
fully equipped to cater for the health needs of our officers, who are always on
the waters on patrol duties.”
construct make-shift offices and residential quarters containing five offices
and three rooms for the Customs Officers Wives Association(COWA)office/conference
room and officers residential accommodation.
when the old buildings were demolished.
its water crafts to boost its operations on water, while 112 officers and men
were trained on the use of AK 47 riffles.
officers and men of the command and warned them against acts of indiscipline,
while he urged the officers to work with dedication.
officers, adding that officers would no longer stay beyond three years on a posting
be done twice yearly.