Category: Opinion

What do you think of the constant shift in implementation date of the 35 per cent levy on imported used vehicles?

It shows the President is being human and he is listening to the people because he sees that people have not really accepted it fully. That is a sign of good leadership....

Should government review the waiver regime granted some manufacturing companies?

Over the years that government has been granting waivers, Customs have been meeting their revenue target. Also, we should know that no economy will grow without...

Are you satisfied with moves by the Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) to stop intercepting containers on the highways from March 2015?

We know what was obtainable at the port before the exit of Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) and the other government agencies. We know what they want and that is...

Do you think Nigerian borders are adequately policed?

Nigeria borders are not adequately monitored, no doubt but if the borders are porous, who should be blamed?  We need to ask ourselves what are the rules and regulation...

How do you feel being enrolled into the NPA Pension Scheme since you were retired in 2006?

Here we are today, everything has been normalised and we thank the management .We are looking for more and more good things from NPA because we know that we still have a...

What is your opinion about the Award given to ANLCA by WCO?

The award given to the Association of Nigeria Licensed Customs Agents (ANLCA) and World Customs Organisation (WCO) was a well deserved award and don’t forget that it...

What do you think of the recent training on attitudinal change for Police officers operating at the port?

I believe this would bring a tremendous change in the port environment if played by the rules and if all stakeholders can put all hands on deck. I am sure that whatever...

What is your opinion on the shift in date of implementation of the auto policy?

To me, the postponement was not done in good faith; it was done because of the election. Even if the government starts implementing the policy now we stakeholders will...

What are your expectations for the maritime industry in 2015?

For the Nigeria Customs Service, I look forward to a more civil customs saddled with the responsibility of trade facilitation and making the port friendlier. What we...

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