Record breaking achievement at KLT Command : As Compt Tilley-Gyado hits N53.4bn revenue collection

Comptroller Martina Tilley-Gyado, the Customs Area Controller of KLT Command

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Record breaking achievement at KLT Command : As Compt Tilley-Gyado hits N53.4bn revenue collection
Exports 399 containers of agro-products
…Targets N87.5bn revenue in 2024

Comptroller Martina Tilley-Gyado, the Customs Area Controller of KLT Command

The Kirikiri Lighter Terminal Command of Nigeria Customs Service has recorded astronomical revenue collection for the Federal Government, with over N53.4billion realised in 2023 fiscal year.

Most remarkable, Comptroller Martina Tilley-Gyado, the Customs Area Controller, CAC, of KLT Command through dedication, innovation and strategic partnerships overcame operational challenges within her area of responsibility to generate these record-breaking revenue figures.

The N53.4 billion collected in 2023 represents 19 percent increase in revenue realised the same period in 2022.

Mrs Tilley-Gyado working assiduously to increase the tempo of revenue collection for the Federal Government at KLT Command

Though not operating in full capacity, KLT Command under the watch of Compt Tilley-Gyado, is working assiduously to deliver on its 2024 revenue target of N87.5 billion.

In reality, Compt Tilley-Gyado has performed creditably in 2023. It is expected that she will continue to build on the tempo of her performance in 2024.

The giant stride made by Mrs Tilley-Gyado in revenue collection for the Federal Government in 2023 will remain a reference point, as a standard to evaluate and assess her performance in 2024,
following her hard work and resilience.

In 2023, KLT Command under the watch of Compt Tilley-Gyado exported 399 containers of agro-products, thereby marking a significant shift in its operations 

Also, it is noteworthy to mention that
under export, KLT Command transformed from a simple export transit hub to a bustling processing centre, after arrival of its Export Processing Terminal (EPT).

Since implementing standardised procedures, the innovation has seen to the export of 399 containers of agro products and solid mineral in 2023, marking a significant shift in its operations.

More so, the Command undertook several key activities that impacted positively on revenue drive for the period under review. These include: processing and clearance of import and export shipments; conducting risk assessment analysis to ensure compliance with trade regulations; engagement with critical stakeholders to enhance and facilitate legitimate trade; collaborating with other government and security agencies to enhance security; proper physical examination of containers; boosting staff morale through upgrading the workspace environment and maintaining proper sanitation.

In anti-smuggling, Compt Tilley-Gyado and her team seized 40ft container of expired drugs and supplements

In the same vein, the Command made a seizure of 1 x 40ft container of expired drugs and supplements. The duty paid value of the seizure amounts to seven million, eight hundred and forty-three thousand, nine hundred and fifty-seven Naira.

While not oblivious to the operational challenges faced in 2023, Comptroller Tilley-Gyado affirms that the unwavering support and guidance of the Comptroller General of Customs, Bashir Adewale Adeniyi MFR, and the Management team of the Service have been instrumental in achieving these milestones. While expressing her gratitude for their support, she reaffirms the commitment of officers and men of KLT Command to continuously improve on their mandate.

She also extended her gratitude to all esteemed stakeholders for their contributions to making 2023 a remarkable year and looks forward to a better 2024.

Thus, going forward, the giant stride made by Mrs Tilley-Gyado in revenue collection for the Federal Government in 2023 will remain a reference point, as a standard to evaluate and assess her performance in 2024, following her hard work and resilience. She is soft-spoken but very intelligent. Mrs Tilley-Gyado has made the Service proud with her outstanding performance as Area Controller of KLT Command within a short period. 

Tilley-Gyado, soft-spoken but very intelligent

 

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