Comptroller Dixon hands over PTML with huge revenue collection
*Rakes in over N16.4bn in January 2020
(By Udeme Clement):
The Customs Area Controller, CAC, Port and Terminal Multiservices Limited (PTML), Comptroller Florence Dixon, has handed over the Command with huge revenue collection for the Federal Government.
The Public Relations Officer, PRO, of the Command, ASC 1 Muhammad Yakubu, made this known to reporters.
The PRO disclosed that the out-going CAC generated over N16.4 billion in January, 2020.
In a brief handing over ceremony at the Command Headquarters in Lagos, Comptroller Dixon exoressed appreciation to all Officers and stakeholders in the Command for the support and cooperation extended to her throughout her tenure.
She solicited the same support for her successor.
In her remarks, Comptroller Dixon recalled that the Command under her watch made its highest monthly collection of N16,456,582,954.22 in January, 2020.
She expressed her optimism that the Command can perform better than the landmark achievements recorded last year (2019).
It is important to recall that the Command surpassed its 2019 revenue target of N123, 280,606,025.42 with N36,055,872,025.42, representing an increase of 29.2 percent, based on a total collection of N159, 336,478,193 from January to December 2019.
Thus, Dixon handed over the Command to Comptroller Festus Okun, on Monday February 3, 2020, following the recent redeployment approved by the Comptroller-General of Customs, CGC Ali Hameed.
The newly posted CAC served at Tincan Command before his elevation to the rank of Comptroller and subsequent posting to the present position.
Comptroller Okun promised to sustain and improve on the feats of his immediate predecessor.
He further assured all users of the Port of his determination to pilot a Command that will strategically ensure quick clearance and seamless trade facilitation.
He urged importers and their proxies to ensure sincere declaration and full compliance to extant policies/guidelines as precondition for speedy clearance.
Dixon has resumed as Customs Comptroller Inspection under the Headquarters Enforcement Investigation and Inspection Department.