By Mosunmola Ayobami, Kwara
The Comptroller General of Customs, Col. Hammed Ali (rtd) has approved the creation of Kwara Area Command of the Nigeria Customers service in Ilorin the state capital.
This was done in continuation of the transformation agenda of All’s reform, restructure and revenue generation of the Federal Government.
According to a state signed by the Public Relations Office, Kwara Area Command, Mrs. Z. Chadu and made available at the Press Centre, Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Kwara State Council, Ilorin on Tuesday, the management has unbundled and created additional Commands to enhance administrative convenience, boost revenue generation of the service and effective coverage of the nation’s borders.
The statement reads: “I wish to inform you that Kwara State has been given full autonomy of a command. It was carved out of Niger/Kwara/Kogi Area Command.
“The Command will henceforth be called and addressed as Nigeria Customs Service, Kwara Area Command, Headquarters, Ilorin, Kwara State.
“Comptroller HB Ahmed has been posted as the pioneer Customs Area Controller and he has since assumed duty.”