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FG crackdown on unregistered courier companies in Abuja

The Federal Government through the Courier and Logistics Regulatory Department (CLRD) of the Nigerian Postal Service (NIPOST), on Wednesday, has booked several unregistered, unlicensed and illegal operators of courier and logistics services in the Federal Capital Territory, FCT and its environs.

DAILY POST has learned that a joint team of NIPOST Officials (CLRD), Armed Mobile Police Officers (FCT Police Command) and Criminal Investigation Department (FCIID) men carried out the enforcement operation.

General Manager, Courier and Logistics Regulation Division (CLRD), NIPOST, Mr. G. Showing severe unethical practices by some customers, especially unlicensed and unregistered Nationwide.
Hence, the need for consistent nationwide suppression practice.

He stressed that working without a valid license is a crime against the state.

It amounts to economic sabotage, immoral practices and illegal operations.

He added that the Courier and Logistics Regulatory Department (CLRD) NIPOST will continue its ongoing operations to clamp down on unlicensed and unregistered courier, express delivery, delivery, logistics and logistics operators nationwide as stipulated in the legal provisions of Section 43 (1,2 and 3) Act NIPOST, CAP 127, LFN 2004 and Regulatory Guidelines 2020.

He explained that similar enforcement activities have recently been successfully conducted in Ondo State, Rivers State, Edo State, Ogun State, Oyo State, Lagos State and (FCT) Abuja again this year.

According to him, more than five hundred (500) unlicensed and illegal logistics workers have been arrested and prosecuted.

FG crackdown on unregistered courier companies in Abuja

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