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Revenue: Customs To Tighten Vigilance in Border Communities



The Nigerian Customs Service on Monday vowed to improve vigilance in border communities to boost revenue generation.

This was made known by the Acting Comptroller General of NCS when he visited the Royal palaces of Oba John Olakunle Ojo, Oba Yisa Adeniyi Adelakun Olaniyan and the palace of Oba Kehinde Adeboye Olugbenle, the Oba of Ilaro Kingdom.

According to him, the role of the border community is vital in helping security agencies discharge their duties of securing national borders.

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He said: “Members of this community, like all other border communities in Nigeria, have a significant role in helping our Security Agencies discharge their role as regards national security.

“Idiroko is very strategic to our operations; all borders around Idiroko represent a strategic gateway to not just Nigeria’s trade and economic development but also National security management”.

In their remarks, the community leaders pledged to support the government in ensuring improved border security.

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