Apapa Customs Command Generated 404 Billion Naira In 2018
In 2018, the Apapa Area 1 Command of the Nigeria Customs Service, NCS generated 404 billion naira in 2018, up from the 350.9 billion naira it generated during the same period in 2017.
The Customs Area Controller of the command, Comptroller Bashir Abubakar, made this known while briefing newsmen in Lagos on Thursday.
According to him, the amount realised was 95% of the 2018 revenue target of 426.1 billion naira.
“This also shows that the command collected 53 billion naira above the revenue generated in 2017,” the controller said.
Abubakar attributed the success to the selfless stance of the officers and men, as well as the support and back-up by the Comptroller-General of Customs, Retired Col. Hameed Ali and his management team.
He said that the other strategies the command adopted which led to the success included the seamless operation of the import and export businesses by his administration.
Abubakar also explained that he introduced a 24-hour dispute resolution team and on-spot examination by all units and agencies.
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