2018, which was pegged at N426,192,827.46.
analysis of the revenue showed that in 2018, the command generated N53,042,035,
977.22 more than the 2017 revenue collection, representing an increased
collection of 13.13 percent over 2017 collection.
Customs Area Controller (CAC) Apapa Command, Bashir Abubakar, who made this
known at the Command’s office attributed the success to the selfless stance of
officers and men of the command and also with the support and backup of the
CGC, Col Hammed Ali and his management team.
the other strategies the command adopted which led to the success includes
insistence on seamless operation of the import and export business by his
administration, including the introduction of a 24-hour dispute resolution
team, one spot examination at all unit and agencies.
collaboration between internal and external units of the Nigeria Customs
Service (NCS), and other government agencies, and the implementation of these
strategies, he further explained, had helped to block most revenue leakages and
enhanced trade facilitation and security.
condemned 41 of 40ft containers or controlled pharmaceutical drugs including
tramadol in excess of the allowable milligrams with Duty Paid Value (DPV)
export bound used helicopter with registration number 5BN valued at N210.6
million, in addition another import bound Aircraft “Cessna 182A” in CKD with
serial no. 3400 valued at N486.9 million was also seized in accordance with the
provision of the extant laws and guidelines.
such as false declaration, concealment and complete disregard to import and
export guidelines,” Abubakar said.
on export declaration while 2, 500 containers were blocked for non-compliance.
of exported good in 2018 valued $239,467,926.23 (N 73.157 billion).
command the World Customs Organisation (WCO) award during the WCO day in
to continue to corporate with customs by
adhering strictly to the extant laws and guidelines on import and export for
the benefit of the nation’s economy.