In a show of appreciation and strategic outreach, the Comptroller General of Customs (CGC) Bashir Adewale Adeniyi
has expressed gratitude to Vice President Kashim Shettima for his attendance and delivery of a Keynote speech on behalf of President Bola Ahmed Tinubu at the recently concluded 2023 CGC’s conference held in Lagos.
In a press statement issued by the Customs National spokesman’ Abdullahi Maiwada, Adeniyi met with Vice President Kashim Shettima at the State House in Abuja on Friday.
Adeniyi took the opportunity to provide Vice President Shettima with a comprehensive briefing on the outcomes and resolutions from the CGC’s conference.
The discussions covered a spectrum of topics related to customs activities, trade facilitation, and strategies to combat illicit trade.
In addition to expressing gratitude, the CGC seized the occasion to solicit the support of the Vice President for the NCS mandate of achieving the N5.0 trillion revenue target in 2024.
The CGC noted that the plea is geared towards enhancing revenue generation and further fortifying the economic contributions of the NCS.
Shettima in response acknowledged the importance of Customs in national development, while also pledging continued support for the NCS towards achieving its mandate and commended the CGC for the initiatives undertaken.