The newly appointed Comptroller-General of Customs Col. Hameed Ibrahim Ali (rtd), officially resumed his position on Thursday. According to the new Customs boss, President Muhammadu Buhari assigned him to execute three basic things in the service.
During his maiden meeting with the management of the service in Abuja, Ali listed the three mandates;
• To increase revenue generation.
• To restructure Customs.
• To reform Customs.
A statement to this effect was released by Customs spokesperson, Wale Adeniyi. The statement quoted Ali as saying: “I don’t think that is ambiguous, I don’t think that is cumbersome. It is precise and I believe that is what all of you are here to do.”