The Apapa Area Command of the Nigeria Customs Service has recorded a revenue shortfall of N5.2billion in the month of October 2016.
The command had in the month of September generated N32.9billion but statistics made available to SHIPS & PORTS DAILY by the Public Relations Officer of the command, Emmanuel Ekpa on Friday showed it generated N27.7billion representing a decline of N5.2billion.
According to the statistics, the amount generated into the federation account stood at N14billion while N6.8billion was generated into the non federation account.
Ekpa said the amount was collected from import duty on five percent Value Added Tax (VAT), 7 percent port levy, National Automotive Council (NAC) and 1 percent Comprehensive Import Supervision Scheme (CISS).
Others are Sugar levy, rice levy, wheat flour, wheat grain and iron levy among others.
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