Customs KLT Area Command Generates  N15.7 Billion 

Hyacinth Chinweuba
Customs KLT Command has generated N15.7 billion from January to September 2020
The figure surpassed N15.1 billion made for the whole year 2019.
According to Comptroller Mrs. MO Oladunni, N15.7 billion has been paid into the purse of the Federal Government. Oladunni made the disclosure to newsmen in Lagos on Tuesday.
In a release by the Command’s Public Relations Officer ASC 1 JT Ayagbalo, the Comptroller noted that the significant increase was achieved despite the pre and post-COVID – 19 pandemic effects and various other challenges.
She displayed the following items as some of the exhibits seized under the period in review, one 1 X 40 FT container laden with 254 cartons of Tramadol (100Mg) concealed with other drugs, one 1X 40 FT container Laden with used tyres, one 1 X 40FT container laden with foreign spaghetti, macaroni and Indomie.
They include one  1X 40 ft container laden with body spray, one 1 X 40 FT container laden with tomato ketchup, one 1X 40 FT container laden with hydro generated oil and 1 X 40 FT container laden with foreign bags of rice, ketchup, salad cream and shawarma bread.
In addition, Oladunni disclosed that the seizure has a duty paid value of over 229 Million naira.
The Area Controller appreciated all stakeholders for using the Command facilities despite the numerous challenges encountered but urged them to be honest with their declarations in order to enjoy seamless operations at the Command.

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