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NCS Reiterates Commitment Toward Promoting Gender Equality in Decision Making.

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Photo:. CGC  Bashir Adewale Adeniyi

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has reiterated its commitment towards promoting gender equality in decision-making processes within the service.

The Comptroller-General of Customs(CGC), Bashir Adewale Adeniyi, disclosed this during capacity-building workshop on gender inclusivity, co-organized by the World Customs Organization (WCO) and the NCS in Abuja on Monday, April 22, 2024.

Comptroller-General Adeniyi, who was represented by the Acting Deputy Comptroller-General of Customs, Caroline Niagwan, reaffirmed his commitment to fostering a gender inclusive environment within the service.

she used the forum to stressed the need for clear policies and procedures to address gender discrimination, harassment, and biases within the NCS.

“Our aim is to create a workplace where everyone has equal opportunities to grow and contribute to the service’s success, regardless of gender,” the CGC said. “We are committed to addressing gender discrimination, harassment, and biases within our ranks, and we will work tirelessly to ensure that our policies and practices reflect this commitment.”

The workshop brought together customs officials, gender experts, and stakeholders to discuss strategies for promoting gender inclusivity and addressing gender-based violence in the workplace.

With this reaffirmed commitment, the NCS demonstrates its dedication to creating a more inclusive and equitable work environment where all employees can thrive and reach their full potential.

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