three shipping terminals and one bonded terminal in the South-East to boost
economic activities in the zone, an official has said.
this in Enugu on Tuesday at a sensitisation on the rollout and implementation
of Nigeria Integrated Customs Information System in the command.
Fateh named the approved terminals as Clarion Shipping Terminal, Zenith
Shipping, Blue Anchor Shipping and C2C Bonded Terminal.
they had been licenced and were at the last stage of coming into operation.
business activities in the zone as more goods would be cleared in the
He said that the expected boost in business activities and the need to
safeguard government revenue necessitated the roll out of the NICIS II.
payments into customs accounts are automated, bringing an end to the manual
payment still in vogue in the command.
government revenue had become automated.
expedient, adding that the zone had yet to migrate to automated payment.
considering the business status of Onitsha and Aba.
activities at the Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu, by introducing the
Passenger Baggage Entry System in the facility.
make payments on dutiable items they are travelling with.
Earlier, the Customs Area Comptroller, Jammal Adediran, described NICIS II as a
new programme that would facilitate trade and bring all stakeholders together.
command, adding that more were expected.
Nigeria Customs Service had a good hand that could deliver in technological
factories, agents, financial institutions and others.