The Katsina command of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has vowed to punish any of its operatives engaged in illicit actions amid claims that its officers blocked the passage of products to Jibia.
The company additionally cautioned Katsina residents towards peddling incorrect data.
“NCS is at all times able to convey to guide any officer that operates opposite to its normal working procedures as enshrined in its guide of directions,” stated the customs by way of its spokesman Danbaba Isah.
This was disclosed in an announcement on Monday.
The assertion added, “The eye of the NCS, Katsina space command, has been drawn to a video circulating on social media claiming that our operatives denied passage of products to Jibia.
“This declare is unfaithful, and it’s an try by unscrupulous members of the group to incite most people towards the customs.”
The company insisted that it was dedicated to facilitating commerce. “It’s value mentioning that one of many core features of the NCS is commerce facilitation,” it added.
It additional said that “as a neighborhood authorities space in Nigeria,” Jibia was entitled to free commerce and motion of products and providers from all components of the nation.
Customs urged the general public to desist from posting incorrect data on social media.
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