In this article we are going to point out some of the areas were the boss of Nigeria custom bans illegal checkpoints.
These Are the Areas the Custom Boss Bans Illegal Check Points
Col. Hamid the Nigeria’s boss of the Customs Service, has issued a authoritative instruction to ensure free flow of goods in the country the official instruction came after the ability to asses the Ease of Doing Business initiatives of the federal government.
Col. Ali directed the immediate removal of illegal Customs check-points across the country Col. Hamid Ali, (rtd) the Comptroller-General of Customs, has directed the immediate removal of all illegal Customs check-points, across the country. He issued the directive which was contained in a circular through Mr A.A. Dangaladima, who is the acting Deputy Comptroller of Customs in charge of Enforcement, Inspection and Investigation.
This directive was as a result of the mandate by the Presidential Enabling Business Environment Council (PEBEC) which aims to make doing business easier for the private sector. According to Vanguard, the directive states that any check-point beyond 40 kilometers from the border would be consider illegal also.
Information Patrols beyond that point should not last more than 224 hours at any given time. The directive also said that only two check points at Agbara and Gbaji are approved along the Lagos-Badagry-Seme Road. Zonal Coordinators, Comptrollers FOUs, CACs CIU and other units were warned that they would be held responsible for flouting the directive. The CGC is be expected to give a status update on its plan at the next meeting of the PEBEC on 15 August.