|ACG Zone ‘A’, Eporwei Edike(in front) and the CAC Apapa Area Command, Willy Egbudin, in warm greetings with officers of the command during Edike’s tour of some commands|
of the Nigeria Customs Service Lilypond Command, Apapa Area 1 Command and the
Post Clearance Audit Unit have been advised to ensure protection of national
security and national revenue as they carry out their duties.
Assistant Comptroller-General of Customs(ACG), Zone ‘A’ Mr Eporwei Edike, gave
the charge during a tour of the commands on Monday.
in mind national security and national revenue as you examine containers
because you can never tell what anybody may do to threaten national security,
so, please examine containers properly,” Edike told the officers.
the Lilypond Command, where officers complained of low-level of activities due
to non-stemming of containers there, the ACG urged the officers to be creative
on their jobs and make the best out of it, however little it was.
ingenious at your work. Work on what you have and be faithful in it, so you can
handle bigger jobs when you are given.
what you have properly, because every kobo is important in collecting revenue
for government. So, do not relax because there are no containers daily,” the
ACG, however, promised to help in improving the level of economic activities at
the command if he had the opportunity to do like he used to when he served as
the Apapa Area Controller.
Controller of the Command, Mr Dalhatu M.A., thanked the ACG for visiting to
know how they fared and encourage them on the job.
said that in spite of the challenges, officers in the command were still
committed to their work, knowing the important role they played in collection
of revenue for the government.
controller also requested that the ACG helped in encouraging the stemming of
containers to the command.
ACG urged officers at the Apapa Area Command to brace up for bigger task this
year even when it was considered to have performed well in 2015.
advised the officers to always uphold personal and collective integrity, while
they work to collect revenue for the government.
of the Command, Mr Willy Egbudin assured the ACG of the commitment to doing the
best on the job as is required.
the Post Clearance Audit Unit, headed by Comptroller Bashir Abubakar, the ACG
also tasked the officers on optimal performance.
expressed confidence that the unit was capable of working to boost the revenue
to be collected for the government.