Nigeria Customs Service, is to host African Union Directors-General of Customs to enhance robust trade facilitation, security and common African position in global customs community.
The service Public Relations Officer, Joseph Attah, said in Abuja that hosting the meeting in Nigeria further demonstrated the global community confidence on the present leadership of the country. The meeting will be taking place from May 23rd to 25th.
He explained that the meeting will be first of its kind; during this period, and the DGs will be discussing issues of mutual cooperation among customs administrations in the AU to forge a common position in the governance of World Customs Organisation.
He said that 50 DGs of various customs administrations in the AU would attend. According to him, there would also be a sideline meeting of neighbouring countries like Nigeria, Benin and Niger Republics to discuss issues of mutual importance.