|CAC, Western Marine Command, Umar Yusuf and the ACG Zone ‘A’ Eporwei Edike, on his visit to the command recently|
newly-acquired vessels; ‘Customs pride’ and the ‘Group of Nine’.
in an interview that the vessels which were acquired in 2015, would serve to
boost the customs operations at the Eastern and Western Zones each.
the command, would be maintained for the next one year by the company that
brought the vessels in because the vessel must be handled by the right crew.
would be duly trained by the Nigerian Navy.
operations of the command in fighting smuggling within its jurisdiction.
14 of its boats for operations, while new infrastructure is being developed to
create conducive work environment for the officers and men of the command.
It would be recalled that the ‘Group of Nine’ commemorates the nine gallant officers of the command who lost their lives fighting smuggling.