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Customs restructures as Ali assumes reins

11 September 2015, 07:53Emeka Okonkwo

Abuja – Recently-appointed Comptroller-General of Customs, Hameed Ibrahim Ali, said his priority was to reform and restructure the agency.

He said this would enhance the capacity of Nigeria Customs Service generate more revenue.

This, he said was the mandate received from President Muhammadu Buhari.

“The mandate he (Buhari) has given me are three basic things," said Ali.

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"...go to Customs, reform Customs, restructure Customs and increase the revenue generation, simple. I don’t think that is ambiguous, I don’t think that is cumbersome.”

Ali was was speaking in Abuja at his maiden meeting held with Management of the Service on assumption of duty.

He charged Customs Management to work with him to deliver on the mandate given by Buhari.

"It is precise and I believe that is what all of you are here to do.”

The 60-year-old Bauchi State-born was appointed late August.

- CAJ News


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