The WMC controller, Comptroller Yusuf Umar said we are very vigilant and we will be more on alert even as we approaching general election. Like I said earlier, we have strengthened our anti- smuggling activities especially around the border areas noting that the Nigeria waters will be monitored effectively; for the purpose to run smugglers out of their illicit trade
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While congratulating the promoted officers, Dikko equally charges them to re-double their efforts to justify their promotions.
The Controller also addressed field officers at various operational posts at Gbaji and Owode where he declared that the fight against smuggling and other trans-border crimes is total. He harped on the importance of discipline and directed Officers and Men to translate the change process brought about by the capacity building effort of the Comptroller – General of Nigeria Customs Service (CGC) to manifest actions of politeness, decency and pursuance of the Service objective
Investigation showed that the young Master Mariners, Charles Babatunde Olorunkunle, Victor Enebeli and Ezekiel Dare Owope were trained and certificated in Ghana, a country which is not only on the International Maritime Organization’s White List, but also enjoys higher credibility than Nigeria
Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) applauded itself over designated authority (DA) in the implementation of the International Ship and Port facility Security (ISPS) Code in the country
The area controller expressed delight at the cordial synergy between the NCS and other sister agencies, including the Nigeria Police, State Security Service, Nigerian Army, National Drug Law and Enforcement Agency and the Federal Road Safety Commission in the fight against smuggling.