Customs sacks 2,000, generates $17.6bn after automation
Written by City Radio on October 20, 2022
THE Comptroller General of Nigeria Customs Service, NCS, Col. Hameed Ali (retd) on Thursday said the Service has dismissed over 2000 officers for one form of misconduct and complicity or the other since he took over as the head of the Service
Responding to questions on what he had been able to do to rid the Service of corrupt officials, the CG disclosed that over 2,000 officers have been dismissed for one form of misconduct and complicity or the other since he took over as the head of the Service.
Ali made the disclosures when he was featured at the 55th session of the presidential briefing organized by the Presidential Communications Team at the presidential Villa, Abuja.
Ali also disclosed that the Service would make about $17.6 billion for the country at the completion of its automation.
He projected that Customs would need $3.5 billion to fully automate its operations and limit human interactions.