Customs at PTML generates N98.9bn revenue
.Records 29.3% increase
By Udeme Clement
The Nigeria Customs Service, NCS, PTML Command has generated over N98.9billion into the coffers of the Federal Government in 2018 fiscal year.
The Public Relations Officer, PRO of the Command, Mr. Yakubu M. A. made this known, in a document signed and made available to Financial Business, in Lagos.
According to him, the Command collected the huge sum of N98.9billion from the period covering January to October this year.
Yakubu further explained that N78.2billion revenue was generated by the same Command from January to October 2017 economic year.
He said, “N78.2billion revenue was realised in the same period under review in 2017, while N98.9billion has been generated in 2018. Comparatively, this shows revenue surplus of N20.6billion, which also shows percentage increase of about 29.3”
Yakubu also said that the current Customs Area Controller, CAC, of the Command, Comptroller Florence Dixon, is working tirelessly to increase revenue collection for government, while ensuring trade facilitation for greater economic growth.