Tasiu Sanusi Saulawa

  • Assistant Comptroller of Customs
  • Nigeria Customs Service

Sanusi Tasiu Saulawa, Assistant Comptroller, joined Nigeria Customs Service in 2009. He served in various Units such as Valuation, Forensic and currently, Customs Police, responsible for enforcement of Customs laws, arrest and investigation of offenders. He led number of operations that saw to the interception of drugs and other prohibited items, and their subsequent prosecutions. He hold B.Sc (Hons) Business Administration; Master of Crime Management and Prevention; Master of International Affairs and Diplomacy as well as Ph.D in International Trade and Development. He belongs to number of professional bodies and has attended so many courses, seminars and workshops locally and internationally. His area of interest are international economic relations, coordinated border management and compliance and sanctions
Mr Sanusi featured as a speaker during World Border Security Congress (WBSC) held in Morocco (2019); Athens, Greece (2021); and Lisbon, Portugal (2022). Also, he presented a paper during the 17th Annual WCO PICARD Conference held in Brussels, Belgium. He equally served as a resource person on so many training programs such as National Training Workshop for the Prevention of Cross Border Bulk Cash Smuggling organized by GIABA in Lagos and at the Nigerian Army School of Military Police all in 2022.


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