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NCS creates new command in Kwara

Date: 2019-10-09

 

The Comptroller General of Customs, Col. Hammed Ali (rtd) has approved the creation of Kwara Area Command of the Nigeria Customs Service in Ilorin.

A statement by the Public Relations Officer of the new command, Mr Zakari Chadu, said the approval was in continuation of the transformation agenda on all reforms, restructure and revenue generation of the Federal Government.

"The management has unbundled and created additional commands to enhance administrative convenience, boost revenue generation of the service and effective coverage of the nation's borders.

"I wish to inform you that Kwara has been given full autonomy of a command. It was carved out of Niger/Kwara/Kogi Area Command.

"The command will henceforth be called and addressed as Nigeria Customs Service, Kwara Area Command, Headquarters, Ilorin, Kwara," he said.

He said that a Comptroller of Customs, Hassan Ahmed has been posted as the pioneer Area Controller and has since assumed duty.(NAN)


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