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Stakeholders urge swift action on cargo scanners

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Sequel to the Nigerian Customs Service (NCS) submission that new cargo scanners would arrive in Nigeria by next year, stakeholders in the sector have called for swift action by the Federal Government to ensure that the timeline is sacrosanct.

Irked by the recurrent cases of illegal arm importation into the country through the seaports, the Group Executive Vice Chairman, SIFAX Group, Taiwo Afolabi, has urged the Federal Government to expedite action on the provision of scanners at various seaports in the country.

This is coming as the Port Harcourt Area II Controller, NCS, Comptroller Abubakar Bashir, expressed worry over the continuous delay in replacing the obsolete scanners, which he said are posing hindrance to efficient operations.

Afolabi, while expressing displeasure at the slow pace of government in addressing the problem of faulty scanners at the port that has compelled the customs to resort to 100 percent physical examination of cargo,…



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