Customs and Copyright Commission partner to fight piracy | Guardian Nigeria News

The Nigeria Customs Service on Wednesday expressed its readiness to collaborate with the Nigeria Copyright Commission (NCC) to combat intellectual and creative property piracy in Nigeria.

Bashir Adewale Adeniyi, Comptroller General of Customs, greets committee members at the Customs Corporation Headquarters in Abuja.

The CGC welcomed the delegation to its office and announced that cooperation between the two countries will create an opportunity for both parties to establish a significant legacy of ending the menace of piracy in the country.

He explained that the Nigeria Customs Service, in collaboration with stakeholders, had concluded a plan to strengthen the program in all aspects through creative activities and training of personnel.

Regarding the need to organize training for service personnel to combat piracy, the CGC said: “This program will equip service officers and personnel with new values ​​and expertise that will enhance their ability and morale to combat piracy. I’ll introduce it to you.”

The Inspector General of Customs expressed his deep gratitude for this cooperation and emphasized how the protection of creative property and intellectual property greatly contributes to the country’s economic growth.

Earlier, the leader of the delegation and the organization’s Executive Director, Dr. John Asane, expressed appreciation for the continued efforts of the Nigeria Customs Service and combating intellectual property and creative property piracy. He emphasized the importance of addressing this issue.

He disclosed that “the reason behind my courtesy call on the Auditor General of the CGC, Bashir Adewale Adeniyi, was to congratulate him on his appointment and extend a helping hand to eradicate piracy.” .

The Directorate explained that “Apart from strengthening the creative skills of officers and staff in various sectors, the Commission will achieve its mandate by collaborating with the Nigeria Customs Service.”


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