Nigeria Customs Strengthens Collaboration with Benin Republic Counterpart

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) led by the Comptroller-General of Customs (CGC), Bashir Adewale Adeniyi, and the Republic of Benin counterpart visited the Director-General of the Customs Administration of Benin Republic on Thursday, 11 April, 2024 to strengthen its collaboration.

The primary focus of the meeting, as outlined by the Customs Boss, was to deliberate on strategies aimed at amplifying trade activities between the two nations and ensuring the seamless implementation of recommendations previously discussed during their rendezvous in Cotonou.

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IMG 20240414 WA0011Highlighting the significance of the collaboration, the CGC underscored, “We are cognizant of the established framework for cooperation between our respective customs administrations.

“This framework was established at a higher level by the authorities of the heads of State, President Patrice Talon of Benin and His Excellency President Bola Ahmed Tinubu of Nigeria, both expressing a desire to work together.

IMG 20240414 WA0015“It is upon this foundation that the customs of both countries are united in their efforts.”

The Director-General of Benin Customs Administration,  Mrs Adidjatou Hassan Zanouvi in her remarks reiterated their steadfast commitment to executing the mutually agreed-upon measures.

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IMG 20240414 WA0014Mrs Adidjatou emphasise the importance of thorough monitoring to ensure effective implementation.

She pointed that collaborative endeavours between the Nigeria Customs Service and the Benin Republic Customs Administration,  serve as a testament to their shared commitment to facilitating seamless trade operations and ensuring the efficient management of cross-border activities for the mutual benefit of both nations.

IMG 20240414 WA0017In the meantime, during the visit, the CGC seized the opportunity to inspect ongoing projects within the Nigeria Customs Service, Seme Area Command. Accompanied by the Customs Area Controller, Comptroller Timi Bomodi.

The Comptroller-General meticulously assessed the progress of the projects and received assurances of diligent oversight from the responsible authorities.

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Joshua Okoria

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