The Katsina Area Command of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has generated N500 million as revenue seven months after the reopening of the Nigeria/Niger Republic border at Jibia Local Government Area of the state.
The command’s controller, Dalha Wada Chedi, who disclosed this on Monday while briefing journalists in Katsina, said over N5 billion worth of exported items were also transported through the border corridor within the period.
The Federal Government reopened the Nigeria/Niger Republic border at Jibia, Jibia Local Government Area of Katsina State in April.
“Customs in Katsina has recorded over N500 million from the day the Jibia border was reopened and over N5 billion worth of exported items all passed through the Jibia border so far,” Chedi said.
He said the command made 21 seizures worth N77.8 million during the period.
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