By Joy Enamuna
The Customs Area Controller, (CAC) Apapa Command, of the Nigeria Customs Service Comptroller Mallanta Ibrahim Yusuf has been applauded and give a part at the back by the Controller General of Customs Col. Hameed Ibrahim Ali (Rtd) for using strong intelligent in protecting revenue leakages and fight corruption.
The commendation which came as a result of his doggedness and fight against illicit pharmaceutical drugs, contraband cargoes at the port, in which fraudulent importers would want short change Nigerian government..
According to the commendation letter which was sent from Abuja, signed by Compt K. A Olusemire on behalf of CGC “this act, you have demonstrated zero tolerance attitude for corruption and other vices in line with the policy thrust of this administration, l commend CAC and all the officers of the command”.
More so, In a statement signed by the Apapa Command Public Relations Officer, Abubakar Usman specified elaborated the particular seizure as:1x40ft container number as GESU 6642430. the intercepted container was loaded with 144 cartons of 200mg tablet of Tramadol. one carton of 100mg Tramadol tablets, 958 cartons of Septran (Co-Trimoxazole), 180 cartons of CAC – 100 Plus Effervescent Tablets and 144 cartons of Oxytocin Injection.
The letter also commended all officers of the Command for their laudable feat. It will be recalled that since assuming leadership of the CAC Apapa, the war against illicit movement of drugs has progressively rising in intensity and regular seizures as .
Yusuf have showcased seizures of offensive drugs in three of its terminals, noting that the war is total and forever, unless the unscrupulous traders involved also embrace legitimate trade in both pharmaceutical products and other areas of imports.