The Nigeria Customs Service has suspended the supply of petroleum products to filling stations located within 20 kilometers to the nation’s borders with other countries. The approval according to a circular from the service was given by the Comptroller-General of Customs, Hameed Alli.
The suspension of the supply of petroleum products became imperative following the closure of Nigeria’s borders to neighbouring countries and to check the proliferation of petroleum products. The circular a copy of which was obtained was dated November 6, 2019.
The Deputy Comptroller of Customs in charge of Enforcement, Investigation, and Inspectorate, Victor Dimka, signed the circular with reference number EII/2019/circular no 29.
The circular was addressed to all Zonal Coordinators; Operations Swift Response; Sector Coordinators 1,2,3 and 4; Customs Area Comptrollers; Coordinators of CGC Strike Force Teams; Coordinator Headquarters Strike Force Team and all Marine Command.