|CGC, Dikko Abdullahi|
The Nigeria Customs Service
(NCS) will host the 20th edition of Conference of Directors-General
of Customs in West and Central Africa of the World Customs Organisation(WCO).
Officer of the NCS, Mr Wale Adeniyi, made this known in a statement that the
event would hold from April 29 to May 1, 2015 in Abuja.
bring together 23 Customs Administrations in the West and Central Africa, will
discuss issues of collective interest with the theme, ‘Coordinating Border
Management; An inclusive Approach for Connecting Stakeholders.’
the World Customs Organization (WCO), Kunio Mikuriya, and Heads of Customs Administrations
in the 23 member- states are expected to be in attendance.
from African Union, Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), Donor
Agencies, other International Organizations, Partner Government Agencies in
Nigeria and Stakeholders.
The NCS noted that following the peaceful conclusion of the 2015 General
Elections, there had been remarkable enthusiasm among Customs Administrations
to attend the Abuja conference.
partnering with the National Troupe of Nigeria to stage a special command
performance in honour of the conference delegates.
different cultural themes in Nigeria, aimed at demonstrating the unquenchable
spirit of Nigerian Unity.