Nigeria Customs Services, Murtala Muhammed International Airport Command has raised N7 billion in revenue in the last 100 days.
The Commands Public Relations Officer, Superintendent Juliana Tomo said the collection surpassed the N6.7 billion collected within the same period in 2021.
“In 100 days, the command collected the sum N7 bilion only. After the Customs Area Controller, Comptroller Malami Gidado took over the mantle of leadership of the command, it is gradually recording a greater success to the glory of God Almighty,” he stated.
Tomo revealed that in November alone, the command generated the sum of N1.9 billion, which was an increase of “N350.5 million only compared to the same month of 2021.
According to her, the CAC has assured all voluntary compliance persons, of a good travel experience in the clearance of their shipment also revealed that there has been a positive difference in the integrity of passengers’ declaration of goods in the preceding month.
Gidado, thereby enjoined all to always be law-abiding, restating his commitment trade facilitation “In pursuance of the Nigeria Customs Service mandate which includes interception of contrabands, examination of travelers and their baggage, cargo and mails; assessment and collection of Customs duty and other statutory taxes on goods and services as well as protecting businesses against illegal trade malpractices with the application of extant laws such as Sections 150 and 161 of the Customs and Excise Management Act CAP C45 Law of the Federal Republic of Nigeria 2004 (CEMA CAP C45 LFN 2004”