South Korea donates vehicles to Nigerian customs

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The Embassy of South Korea in Nigeria has donated two Hyundai vehicles to the Nigerian Customs Service to boost its operations.

The News Agency of Nigeria reports that Ambassador of South Korea to Nigeria, Mr. Lee In Tae, handed the vehicles to the Comptroller-General of Customs, Hameed Ali, on Monday at NCS headquarters in Abuja.

According to the Ambassador, NCS as an agency of government needs the support and cooperation of all stakeholders for it to deliver more effectively on its mandate.

“The Nigerian Custom Service is a great organisation, doing great job, and needs to be supported.

“These two buses are being donated by our embassy to support its operational activities,” Tae said.

The CG, in his response, commended the Ambassador for the kind gesture, saying, the NCS would make efficient use of the vehicles in its operations.

He said: “We are grateful for this kind donation, and I assure you that they will be properly maintained.

“The vehicles will sure boost our activities as an organisation in carrying out our functions and in securing our nation’s borders.

Ali, who received the keys to the two buses in company of his management team, said that NCS was ready to work with stakeholders.