Customs generates N790bn in Apapa 

Customs generates N86bn in one month in Apapa 
Malanta Yusuf


The Apapa Area Command of the Nigeria Customs Service on Thursday announced revenue generation of N N790 billion from January to September this year.

The figure, according to the Controller of the command, Yusuf Malanta, is 29.8 per cent more than the N609 billion generated in the corresponding period of 2021. 

Malanta said that the command also seized various items worth N12.4 billion. He said the seized items include codeine, tramadol, and unprocessed wood.

“The command has fortified its forensic manifest management to monitor and detect fraudulent transactions through audit trails to ensure that illicit trades are being tracked before the declarations are lodged. Furthermore, the enforcement unit has been reinforced through improved collaboration and sharing of credible intelligence with relevant government agencies to suppress smuggling activities to its barest minimum,” he said.

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