The Acting Comptroller-General of Customs, Bashir Adewale Adeniyi MFR, has received a delegation of military officers from Zambia, Lesotho, and Zimbabwe.
The meeting, held at the Nigeria Customs Service Headquarters in Abuja on Thursday, October 5th, 2023, was marked by warm exchanges and commitments to collaborative efforts.
The Acting Comptroller-General of Customs, Bashir Adewale Adeniyi MFR, who has a history of promoting cross-border collaboration, welcomed the visiting officers and underscored the significance of such partnerships in tackling common regional challenges, including kidnapping, illegal mining, and other criminal activities.
He emphasized the importance of reshaping Africa’s security narratives through joint efforts.
Colonel Masheke Mutimwa, leading the visiting delegation, expressed gratitude for the warm hospitality and highlighted the primary purpose of their visit, which was to familiarize their student officers with the operational practices of the Nigeria Customs Service.
Deputy Comptroller-General Muhammad Abba-Kura delivered a presentation detailing the NCS’s achievements and its pivotal role in advancing regional security and trade.