PHOTOS: NNPC Ltd, Customs strengthen collaboration to combat cross-border PMS smuggling

The Group Chief Executive Officer, NNPC Ltd, Mr. Mele Kyari on Friday paid a courtesy visit to the Comptroller General of Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Mr. Bashir Adewale Adeniyi.

During the visit, Kyari particularly commended the rapid impact of the NCS’ “Operation Whirlwind” in reducing the smuggling of Premium Motor Spirit (also known as petrol) across Nigeria’s border communities, with PMS evacuation to border states now decreasing from 32 million liters per day to about 25 million liters within just two months.

Both parties pledged to strengthen collaboration in sustaining the onslaught against cross-border smuggling, so as to attain Nigeria’s energy security.

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