Kefas Promises Enhanced Border Surveillance, To Synergise With Customs

Kefas Promises Enhanced Border Surveillance, To Synergise With Customs
Taraba State governor Agbu Kefas

Taraba State governor Agbu Kefas has promised enhanced border surveillance to stem insecurity in the north-eastern region of Nigeria while reiterating the commitment of his administration to synergize with the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) to boost trade facilitation.

The governor’s promise were contained in his address to mark his first 100 days in office celebrated recently.  Enhanced Border Surveillance

“We will invest in modern surveillance technology and increase the presence of security personnel along our borders to curb illegal activities and ensure the safety of our communities” he started.

 Kefas disclosed that he recognizes the importance of responsible border business practices to foster economic growth and enhance trade.

“We plan to Establish trade facilitation centers at key border points to streamline the movement of goods and people making it easier for legal trade to flourish. We will work with relevant agencies to ensure that businesses operating near our borders comply with customs and regulatory requirements. This will help prevent smuggling and illicit trade.

“Also, investment in border infrastructure, such as roads and checkpoints, will support legal trade and economic activities” he added.

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