The Comptroller General of Nigeria Customs Service, Col. Hameed Ali (rtd) has said that it remains committed to partnering with the National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies (NIPSS).
The collaboration will be towards proffering scientific solutions in the areas of trade facilitation and monitoring of informal trade at various entry and exit points.
The CGC made this known at the Service Headquarters on Tuesday when he received the delegation of the NIPSS led by its Director General, Professor Ayo Omotayo.
The CGC who described the NIPSS as one of Nigeria’s ‘highest think-tank, appreciated the Institute for their usual support in the area of capacity building and training.
He stated that the service has benefitted a lot from their programmes, which according to him, is an added value to the Officers and Men of the Service.
Speaking earlier at the occasion, the Director General of the NIPSS, Prof. Omotayo applauded the efforts of the CGC, especially in the Service’s fight against economic saboteurs and revenue generation.