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How to curb incessant criminal activities at ports— AIG

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How to curb incessant criminal activities at ports--- AIG

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Aminat Isah, Abuja

The newly appointed Assistant Inspector General of Police, (AIG) Marine Command, Muhammad Uba Kura has said the Cargo Tracking Note, an initiative of the Nigerian Shippers’ Council, has the potential to curb the activities of criminals at the port if revived.

AIG Kura stated this when the management of the Nigerian Shippers’ Council, led by the Director, Consumer Affairs Department, Chief Cajetan C. Agu, paid him a courtesy visit to congratulate him on his appointment and also enlighten him about NSC’s activities as Port Economic Regulator.

According to Kura, the Nigerian Police is positioned to fight and reduce, to the barest minimum, the activities of criminals who make the mistake of operating anywhere within the coverage area of the Marine Command, and guaranteed the cooperation of the Police Force whenever needed by NSC.

Director, Consumer Affairs Department, NSC, Chief Cajetan C. Agu, earlier in his remarks highlighted the Council’s roles in ensuring Ease of Doing Business in the Maritime Industry, some of which include freight forwarders rate negotiation, recovering monies from imposed charges and enforcement, amongst others.

Agu, urged the AIG to visit the ES/CEO at NSC Head Quarters to further cement the relationship between the Council and the Maritime Police.

Muhammad Uba Kura, was the Former Police Commissioner at Nigerian Port Authority before being elevated to the position of AIG Marine Command.

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