December 4, 2023

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Customs, FRSC sign MoU on data sharing to curb vehicle smuggling, revenue leakages

The Nigeria Customs Service and the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) on Tuesday signed a Memorandum Of Understanding (MoU) for automated data sharing of vehicle registration.

Speaking at the MoU signing ceremony at the headquarters of the FRSC in Abuja, Comptroller-General of Customs, Adewale Adeniyi, said the collaboration would foster unity between the two agencies and help prevent revenue leakages.

He said, “The MoU would lead to seamless collaboration, operational efficiency, enhanced compliance, and innovative problem-solving.”

Other areas pointed out by the CGC in his address include resource optimization, road safety, revenue generation, and other essential aspects of vehicle documentation.

Corps Marshal of FRSC, Dauda Ali Biyu commended the Comptroller-General of Customs for his dedication towards the signing of the MoU.

He assured the Ag. CGC of his commitment to partnering with the Customs Service to combat smuggling, revenue leakages, theft, and other social crimes.

He further expressed interest in data sharing and emphasized the positive outcomes expected from the collaboration.

To solidify their commitment to cooperation, the Corps Marshal also appointed the Customs boss as Special Marshal of the Federal Road Safety Corps.

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