The World Customs Organisation (WCO) is putting finishing touches to preparations for a week-long workshop for top management staff of the Nigeria Customs Service.
The workshop which holds next week at the Brussels Headquarters of WCO will provide a forum for participants to brainstorm on development of a strategic Action Plan for the Nigeria Customs Service.
The workshop is a follow up to the Diagnostic Mission Study of the operations of the Service undertaken by the WCO in the second half of 2006. The WCO study had recommended to the Federal Government of Nigeria a number of short, medium and long term action plans for the development of the Nigeria Customs Service over the next seven years.
Leading the team to Brussels is the Comptroller-GeneraL, Jacob Gyang Buba. Others in the team include Baritor Kpagih, ACG (Economic Relations, Research & Planning) and ACG Ade Fadahunsi in charge of Enforcement & Drugs. The rest are the Customs Area Controller Apapa Port, Rasheed Taiwo, Comptroller in charge of Asycuda, Tajo Othman, and Comptroller Julius Nwagwu, in charge of Import and Export seat.