Customs to launch new electronic platform
Report by Udeme Clement
The Nigeria Customs Service, NCS, has concluded plans to launch an Electronic platform called E-CUSTOMS.
The Customs National Public Relations Officer, DC Joseph Attah, made this known.
According to him, the new platform is part of the technological advancements initiated by CGC Ali Hameed, to ensure that the Service contributes more to economic growth and development of Nigeria.
He said that the E-CUSTOMS platform will bring tremendous economic benefits by enhancing more revenue collection for the Federal Government, trade facilitation in the maritime industry and curbung smuggling in the country.
DC Attah further explained that the new platform will improve security in the system and border areas, in order to check items that are coming in and out of the country.