Tin Can: Customs generates N1.6bn in 6 months

The Customs Area Controller of Tincan Island Command of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Comptroller Musa Baba Abdullahi has disclosed that the services generated a total of One Hundred and Sixty-Two Billion, Seven Hundred and One Million, Seven Hundred and One Thousand, One Hundred and Thirty-Six Naira and Eighty-Three Kobo (N162,701,701,136.83) in the first six months of year 2018.
Comptroller Musa Baba Abdullahi made the declaration during a chat with cargo stakeholders in his office recently.
According to him, the command has been repositioned as the most business friendly port wherein all compliant declarants will be duly compensated and given special preference.
He said, “We are deploying multi-layered approach in addressing the issues of compliance which is a panacea to trade facilitation, through reward for compliance and ensuring that compliant declarants are given expeditious attention in line with the presidential directive on Ease of Doing Business.” The generated amount was against the sum of One Hundred and Thirty Billion, Six Million, One Hundred and Thirty-Six Thousand, Nine Hundred and Ninety-Six Naira and ThirtySix Kobo (N130,006,136, 996.36) generated in the corresponding period of 2017, which has a difference of Thirty-Two Billion, Six Hundred and Ninety-Five Million, Five Hundred and Sixty-Four Thousand, One Hundred and Forty Naira and FortySeven Kobo (N 32,695,564,140.47).
The Customs Area Controller also noted that the Command is at the verge of fully automating key seats in the Command to enable seamless operations as he made reference to the just concluded training of officers on E-Transire and NSA-End User Certificate Procedure.

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