Customs Tasks Lagos NUJ On Quack Journalists      

Controller in charge of the Nigeria Customs Service, Seme Area Command, Comptroller Bello Jibo has called on the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Lagos Council to address the issue of quack journalists who are always found around the Seme border area.

He made the call during a courtesy visit by the Executive members of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) Lagos Council led by the Chairman, Mr Adeleye Ajayi. 

Jibo urged the Lagos Council Chairman to take members' welfare seriously, even as he assured that Customs was willing to partner with NUJ in the area of training. 

The comptroller appreciated the level of support the Seme Area Command had enjoyed from the community as he described the Seme/Badagry border as the most peaceful and busiest border in Nigeria. 

"The Endsars protests did not disturb the activities and operations of the agency during the heat of the movement" the comptroller added. 

On his part, the Chairman, NUJ Lagos Council, Mr Adeleye Ajayi described the visit as a home-coming, having covered the maritime beat.

He commended the Nigeria Customs Service for exceeding the N1trillion target in spite of the economic crisis emanating from the COVID-19 pandemic. 

The chairman assured the Comptroller regular publicty for the Nigeria Customs Service. 

He lauded the Customs' Initiative on Joint Inspection with other sister agencies. 

Ajayi solicited the assistance toward completion of the union's secretariat, saying that plans were in top gear to seek insurance schemes and affordable housing for members.