Nigeria Customs Service, Wale Adeniyi, on Monday assumed duty as Comptroller of
the newly created Murtala Muhammed International Airport Command of the
reports that Adeniyi took over from Dr. Jayne Shoboiki, who was comptroller of
Murtala Muhammed Airport Area Command before MMIA was carved out of the
ceremony at MMIA, Ikeja, Lagos state, Shoboiki, explained that the command was
split into two following the restructuring of additional eight commands that
were created out of the existing ones.
its 50th regular meeting on May 21, 2019, approved the un-bundling and created
of eight Custom Area Commands to enhance administrative convenience and boost
revenue generation of the service.
part of the mandate of the Comptroller-General of Customs, Retired Col. Hameed
Ali, to enable the service generate more revenue for government.
Airport Customs Command had been divided into two, Murtala Muhammed
International Airport Command, while the other one remains Murtala Muhammed
Airport Area Command.
the seasoned officer, Comptroller Wale Adeniyi now in charge of MMIA. I beg you all to give him more cooperation
you have given me to enable him succeed.
seeing me through will surely support him, God will help him to excel.
Controller because this command was not initially created as an area command;
it will enable the command to generate more revenue for the government and
Nigeria Customs being the second largest
revenue generating agencies for government to ensure that maximum
revenue is collected for government.”
users to improve on their level of compliance to enable customs achieve it aims
to generate revenue and facilitate trade.
commended the Customs under the leadership of Ali for giving him the
opportunity to head the command.
the understanding of all of you and guidance of all of you together to tackle
all these challenges and make this place better than I met it.
the objectives of the management in splitting the command into two.
work and I am sure we are all ready to work. It is now time for us to work
because we have to put that work first before any other consideration.
all of you. I will be looking forward to your suggestions, proposal because we
are practically going to set up this command.
to be fun working with me but also be a lot of hard work because we really have
to work very hard.”
foundation work she had established, saying that it was a long time he visited the command and
I could see some level of sanity that was not existing before which was due to
the kind of structure she puts in place.
to support the command until it would be able to stand like the existing
commands in the service.