|CAC, Western Marine Command, Yusuf Umar, speaking to Newsmen|
Nigeria Customs Service, says its operations will get a boost as it takes
delivery of two sea-going vessels on Sunday.
in Lagos that the vessels were christened ‘Customs Pride’ and ‘Group of Nine’.
|Kegs of petrol being smuggled out of Nigeria|
|Operatives of the Command on duty|
training for some of its operatives while more would be trained as well.
of our officers have gone on maritime training and back, while more will go for
training too,’’ he said.
|One of the boats used for smuggling petrol|
of the nine operatives who lost their lives fighting gallantly against
dare-devil smugglers on the sea trapped our officers and killed them.
forget our fallen heroes. That is why all the names of the fallen heroes are
engraved on the vessel ‘Group of Nine’’.
said the command was also working hard to ensure quick completion of the staff
clinic for its staff’ health needs.
urged the operatives to maintain their tools of operation to ensure optimum
also said that the command had made remarkable seizures of smuggled goods
around Badagry and Yekeme axis in the first three months of 2015.
attributed the success to intelligence report, and added that the duty value of
the seized goods were N6.3 million.