Customs multiple checkpoints will be addressed -Osinbajo

Vice President Prof Yemi Osinbajo Tuesday assured the business community and Nigerians in general that the challenge of multiple Customs checkpoints, especially along the eastern axis will be looked into as government remains committed to creating a conducive investment climate in the country.

The Vice President who gave the assurance in Abuja at the plenary session of the 23rd Nigerian Economic Summit (NES), said there have been several reports from concerned Nigerians who describe the checkpoints as unfavorable to growth and development.

Aside the Customs checkpoint challenge, Osinbajo noted that plans were on the way to dismantle all clearance bottlenecks at sea and airport borders to ensure quick facilitation.

It addition, Osinbajo said government will implement reforms at the National Agency for Foods Drugs and Administration Control ( NAFDAC) and the Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) to make their operations quicker and more orderly.

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