The Comptroller-General of Nigeria Customs Service Customs (CGC), Bashir Adewale Adeniyi MFR, has reiterated the Service commitment to boost trade and combat smuggling through Advanced Artificial Intelligence (AI).

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He made this commitment while declaring open a 2-day workshop on Virtual Reality Technology (VRT) installation, organized by World Customs Organisation and Ho Entertainment.

Assistant Comptroller-General ACG Malanta Yusuf, on behalf of Adeniyi, commended WCO and CCF Korea for their collaborative gesture. He highlighted the CGC’s dedication to technological advancements, including officer training on radioactive elements to prevent smuggling.

ACG Kingsley Egwuh, Commandant of NCCSC, said the collaboration pivotal. He expressed optimism that the workshop would enhance customs personnel skills, improve inspection procedures, and curb smuggling.

Professor Baek Sung-Sil, a WCO representative, praised the CGC’s commitment to modernizing customs activities through technology.

He commended the participants’ conduct and expressed confidence in the positive impact of the training.