We Have Been Able To Reduce Smuggling – Umar

Comptroller Muhammed Dahiru Umar, the area comptroller of Nigeria Customs Service, Federal Operations Unit, Zone A, Ikeja, Lagos, in this interview with YUSUF BABALOLA,  x-rays his years in service and how the unit is fighting smuggling.

How has it been fighting smuggling since you came on board?

We are devising means to fight it, criminals too are devising means to evade arrest but we have always find ways of getting ahead of the criminals.

Your officers are often accused of mishandling firearms, what training are you giving your officers on handling of fire arms?

Over the years, our operatives have gone on trainings and retrainings on the use and handling of firearms and the bulk of our officers