Hameed Ali inspects ongoing construction of Customs headquarters in Abuja
The Comptroller General of Customs, retired Col. Hameed Ali, along with his management team, visited the site of the Nigeria Customs Service Corporate Headquarters, located in Maitama, to assess the progress of the ongoing project.
The CGC and his team were taken on a tour of the huge infrastructure and given a brief overview of structural integrity, maintenance expectations, among others.
The Comptroller General was impressed by what he saw, stating that “I have seen what is going on, although I have not been around for quite some time. I am highly impressed by what is happening. Today, I appreciate the massiveness of the building. We will do the best we can.
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“At the end of the day, what we hope to deliver is a qualitative project for future Customs Officers to enjoy using. Some of us will soon go but we want to hope and make sure we leave something that will be remembered by many.”
The Lead Consultant of the project, Hussaini Dikko expressed confidence that the project will be unveiled soon and that the wait would be worth it.
He stated, “It has taken so long for various reasons. But, we thank God we are delivering something that, in our opinion, is the most cost-effective federal building in Abuja. Also, we are trying to upgrade it to be one of the most qualitative.
“We will deliver this project, one that the service and the nation will be very proud of,” he added.