Customs Apapa Command generates N65.5,bn in April

The Nigerian Customs Service (NCS) Apapa Command has announced a revenue of N65,463,398,355.85 for the month of Apri, 2021.
This is an increase of N25,585,561,139.92 compared to the same period last year.
This was made known by Comptroller Ibrahim Yusuf, Area Controller of Apapa command, in a press briefing.
He said: “This indicates a 64% increase in collection and an unprecedented record that has never been achieved in the history of Apapa Area Command.
‘In line with the provision of extant laws, trade guidelines, and enforcement of government fiscal policy measures, the command was able to further strengthen its anti-smuggling operations against economic saboteurs through credible intelligence-driven operations.
“This led to the seizure of 4×40 feet containers laden with unregistered pharmaceuticals (674 cartons of tramadol tablets in 225mg and 120mg, and 805 cartons of codeine syrup in 100ml) at APMT and SIFAX 3 bonded terminal respectively.
“Other items seized in the period under review include: two containers of unprocessed wood and one container of scrap copper wire,” he said.
Acccording to him, the progress the Apapa Command made in the month of April was possible due to the resilience of the officers,

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