The apex body of the Nigerian Customs Service, has commenced the investigation towards the officer of the commission that verbally and physically assaulted Mr Samson Nwachukwu, an aide to Delta Sate governor.
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LatestNGnews.com reported that the incident happened along the Benin/Agbor Expressway on Saturday, May 7th, in the presence of his colleague and a military officer.
A statement released by the agency’s spokesperson, DC Timi Bomodi, says the officer in question and other members of that team from FOU Zone ‘C’ have since been withdrawn from patrol duties and are currently under administrative investigation at the NCS Zonal Headquarters Zone ‘C’ Port Harcourt.
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”Officers of the Nigeria Customs Service have been trained to carry out their duties with dignity and respect, and are expected to display decorum in all their conduct at all times.
Where they fail to carry out their brief as assigned, appropriate sanctions are applied to enforce discipline. The NCS would like to reassure the general public of its commitment to the welfare and safety of all citizens and frowns seriously at any act by its personnel capable of misrepresenting its corporate image.
We ask that all law-abiding persons go about their activities without fear of intimidation or harassment as we work assiduously to bring closure to this unwholesome incident.” – the statement reads