Segment-3 Report – Photo News on Apapa Customs press briefing
Customs at Apapa rakes in N404bn
.Generates N73.1bn on export goods
.Records N9.6bn seizures
By Udeme Clement
The Photo News Report:
Comptroller Bashir addressing news men on activities of Apapa Customs Command:
From Left: Comptroller Bashir and DC Gaya on the high table during the press conference at Apapa Command yesterday:
From right: The Public Relations Officer of Apapa Command, N. Nwala, introducing officers coming out for their awards; next to her is the CAC about presenting award to Assistant Comptroller B. Ahmed:
Award presentation by the CAC to the team manager, Customs Intelligence Unit, CIU, Apapa Command, Assistant Comptroller B. Ahmed:
Picture showing award presentation by the CAC to another officer with Apapa Command:
Comptroller Bashir in group photograph with five officers rewarded for hard work.
Facts on Apapa Customs press conference below:
The Apapa Area Command of Nigeria Customs Service, NCS, has recorded impressive performance in revenue collection, as the Command raked a whooping sum of N404billion into the coffers of the Federal Government in 2018.
The Command also realised N73.1billion from 1.2million metric tons of exported goods and N9.6billion from 72 seizures.
The Customs Area Controller, CAC, of the Command, Comptroller Bashir Abubakar, disclosed these outstanding records to Journalists during press briefing at the Command, yesterday.
Comptroller Bashir, explained, “The N404billon when compared to the yearly revenue target of N426.1billion given to the Command represents 95percent collection. This shows that the Command in 2018, collected N53billion above 2017 revenue generation. This clearly indicates an increase of 13.13percent over what the Command generated in 2017 fiscal year.”
Interestingly, Comptroller Bashir honoured five officers with awards of excellent performance during the press conference. The officers include Assistant Comptroller B. Ahmed, Assistant Comptroller F. M. Ojeifor, CSC U. A. Iliyasu, SC P. Odangla and ASC 1 A. B. Zarma.
Financial Business captured the programme in photo news as shown above: