The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) yesterday said that the relationship between the Service and the Nigerian Army has helped increase the revenue of the Service.
This was disclosed by the comptroller general of the Service, Col. Hameed Ali (rtd) while declaring open a five – day Workshop on Strategic Communication for Public Relations Officers of Nigeria Customs Service.
Ali , who was represented by the Customs area controller of the Federal Operations Unit (FOU) zone A, Ikeja Compt. Aliyu Mohammed, said since the support of the a/rmy, the S/ervice had been able to make considerable seizures and increase revenue.
The Service had announced in 2017, that it generated a total of N1.12trillion between January and December 26 , adding that the revenue was made possible through the strict deployment of the digital identification method, which enabled officers to identify consignments such as vehicles, using the mandatory Vehicle Identification Number (VIN).
Speaking earlier, acting commandant of Nigerian Army School of Public Relations and Information (NASPRI), Col. Mustapha Anka, commented the initiative of training for information managers as a vital aspect of internal and external communication for achieving corporate goals.
He further stated that the training would help the public relation officers of the command increase their proficiency and capacities on the job.