The Comptroller General of Customs (CGC), Mr Bashir Adewale Adeniyi, has paid a thank-you visit to Vice President Kashim Shettima at the State House in Abuja.
The visit, which took place on Friday, aimed to express gratitude to the vice-president for his attendance and delivery of a keynote speech on behalf of President Bola Ahmed Tinubu at the recently concluded 2023 CGC conference held in Lagos.
During the conference, key issues and strategies for the NCS were deliberated upon, contributing to enhancing customs operations.
Adeniyi briefed Shettima on the outcome and resolutions from the CGC conference.
The discussions covered a spectrum of topics related to customs activities, trade facilitation, and strategies to combat illicit trade.
The CGC also the Vice-President’s support for the NCS mandate of achieving the N5.0 trillion revenue target in 2024.
This ambitious plea is geared towards enhancing revenue generation and further fortifying the economic contributions of the NCS.
The meeting exemplified the commitment of the NCS to collaborative efforts with key stakeholders in the government and private sector.
Shettima acknowledged the importance of Customs in national development and pledged continued support for the NCS towards achieving its mandate and commended the CGC for the initiatives it has undertaken.