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ABANDONED CONTAINERS AT NIGERIAN PORTS: FORMER COMPT GEN OF CUSTOMS RAISES ALARM.

ABANDONED CONTAINERS AT NIGERIAN PORTS: FORMER COMPT GEN OF CUSTOMS RAISES ALARM.

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President Muhammadu Buhari A former Comptroller General of the Nigeria Customs Service, Hammad Bello Ahmed has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to immediately appoint a ministerial committee to carry out a comprehensive audit of abandoned containers at the Nigerian Seaports to forestall a national catastrophe as was experienced recently at the Port of Beirut in Lebanon. Mallam Ahmed who spoke Exclusively to Shipping World magazine on Monday said as a former helmsman of the Nigeria Customs Service, he has on good authority that some of the containers have been abandoned for upwards of ten years by their consignees. "We must not fold our hands and wait until the calamity in the magnitude of what happened in Lebanon happens before we act", the former Customs Chief cautioned. Malla...