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Hameed Ali’s Comments on WTO, ACFTA: Customs replies Emeka Akabogu

Hameed Ali’s Comments on WTO, ACFTA: Customs replies Emeka Akabogu

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Comptroller-General of Customs, Col. Hameed Ibrahim Ali The attention of Nigeria Customs Service has been drawn to a gross misinterpretation of the Comptroller-General of Customs, Col. Hameed Ibrahim Ali (Rtd) on his presentation at the public hearing of the Senate Committee on Finance. A write-up by a supposed learned personality on Maritime matters, going viral on social media unfortunately misrepresented the CGC’s position on Africa Continental Free Trade Agreement erroneously misinforming the public that the CGC is against the implementation of the Free Trade Agreement/Facilitation, because it will affect revenue collection. On the contrary, the CGC’s position was in support of increased local production for the nation to benefit from the forthcoming ACFTA. He explained the i...