More Encomiums for CGC Adeniyi over disposal of food items to needy Nigerians

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More Encomiums for CGC Adeniyi over disposal of food items to needy Nigerians
As over 4,000 people, physically challenged, elderly ones top list of beneficiaries

Since Nigeria Customs Service, NCS, began sales of seized rice to needy Nigerians on Friday, February 23, 2024, in Lagos, well-meaning Nigerians have showered encomiums on the Comptroller General of Customs, CGC Bashir Adewale Adeniyi MFR, for his thoughtfulness, good leadership initiative and proactiveness in supporting the Federal Government to run the economy at this challenging moment.

The exercise, which started early at Customs Zonal office, Yaba, Lagos, witnessed a large turnout of people. Over 4,000 needy Nigerians, which include the physically challenged, elderly ones, single mothers, nursing mothers and young people benefited from the exercise, as everyone was given equal opportunity to take part in the exercise.

From the video released by Customs National Public Relations Officer, CSC ABDULLAHI MAIWADA, on Customs/Media platform, the exercise was highly transparent, as Nigerians from all walks of life received the items without any discrimination.

In the video, our Reporter observed the humility, kindness and pleasant attitude the Customs Officers displayed in attending to the beneficiaries, who came to collect the items, as shown on these photographs.

Speaking, the CGC appealed to beneficiaries to maintain orderliness, as the intervention aims at bringing relief to Nigerians.

Also, during the press conference held to flag-off the exercise, the Customs Boss said emphatically that the on-going exercise is an intervention by the Federal Government to tackle the challenges in the economic system.

Also, some beneficiaries who spoke after collecting the items, described the exercise as the best of its kind, thanking the CGC for his exemplary leadership.

A physically challenged Nigerian who benefited from the exercise
A lady, though visually impaired collected the item without any form of discrimination
A nursing mother also got the item at Customs office, Yaba, Lagos
A young lady with her baby on wheel chair received 25kg bag of rice
An elderly man benefited as well
Women who sweep the roads were given equal opportunity
Elderly women were not left out
Young Nigerians benefitted from the kind gesture as well 
A beneficiary smiling home with the rice
A beneficiary expressed delight on the initiative
Other Beneficiaries below :

Large turnout of people who came to collect the items at Yaba









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