|ACG Eporwei Edike(Right) Zonal Coordinator, Zone A, at the Apapa Port with DC MalantaYusuf on inspection of some export containers with suspected consignments|
The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) on Tuesday
intercepted 576 kg of narcotics concealed in 17 kegs of cooking oil meant for
export through Apapa port, Lagos.
|ACG Eporwei Edike getting a brief from the NDLEA Commander, Apapa Special Command, Mrs Joyce Titus-Awogbuyi, on the intercepted containers at Apapa Port|
Mr Eporwei Edike, the Assistant Comptroller-General of
Customs in charge of Zone A, Lagos, stated this while conducting newsmen round
container marked PCIU1054866 was laden with foods including local spices,
cooking oil, beans and garri.
|ACG Edike at the Lilypond Command with the CAC of the Command, Mrs Ronke Olubiyi|
of the concealment and had to work with the National Drug Law Enforcement
Agency (NDLEA) to get the drugs out.
only three had been fully examined from which the drugs were found.
containers would be properly scrutinised.
over to the NDLEA when the examination of the containers was completed.
Titus-Awogbuyi, said a suspect was apprehended, who would be a link toward
arresting others involved.
1 Command to work hard to avoid a drop in revenue.
position in terms of revenue generation, while ensuring that all monies due to
government were collected.
not create undue delay in cargo clearance process and should also not be
involved in extortion.
coordinator urged officers to work transparently, diligently and selflessly to
attain the target revenue.
tough and not to lose hope when things are not better.
should not collect more than what is to be collected.
and Honesty,’’ Edike said.
containers for export.
in order to guide against exporting sub-standard products, which could present
Nigeria in bad light.
well. It is far easier for exports to give the country bad name than imports.
and they will publish it.
things because you have greater potential of getting better on this job,’’
their dress code; wear their proper ranks and position their berets as
the manner approved by the Board.
the beret to be well positioned on their head,’’ the zonal coordinator said.
Ronke Olubiyi, expressed gratitude to the zonal coordinator for his words of
encouragement to officers.
improve in the command.