Federal Govt To Stop Customs From Revenue Collection
THE GUARDIAN reports that according to the federal government this role is seen as a distraction to the service.
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According to THE GUARDIAN, the government says the sole responsibility of collecting revenue should be domiciled with the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) while NCS facilitates trade.
The Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Zainab Ahmed, stated this at a one-day public hearing on a bill for an Act to repeal the Customs and Excise Management Act (2004) and the Nigeria Customs Service (establishment) Bill.Jamb Result
As reported by THE GUARDIAN, the session was organised by the House Committee on Customs.
The Chairman of the Committee and sponsor of the bill, Leke Abejide said the bill sought to rejig the board of customs and excise management with competent and result-oriented technocrats