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Kaduna Command: Customs will generate 16.3 billion Naira in 2023


The Kaduna Area Command of the Nigeria Customs Service generated a total revenue of N16,378,179,322,389 million within its area of ​​responsibility in 2023.

The Kaduna Area Commander, Mr. Tijani Abe, made this disclosure in a press release on Thursday through the command’s Public Relations Officer, Superintendent Muhammad Aminu.

The Commander-in-Chief explained that during the year, the Command collected a total of N8,334,106,1535 Naira (N8,341,061,535.00) or five billion Naira from import duties. , 7,351,176,909 Naira, 89 Kobo Points from Excise Tax (N5,735,176,989.89) and 43,000,429,708 Naira Fee (N43,429,781.00).

He said the cumulative revenue generated by the command for the year 2023 under consideration is N16,337,801,793,23 Naira 89 kobo (N16,378,179,323.89). He emphasized that this is against the 13,432,000,457,630 naira 68 kobo (N13,432,457,630.68) incurred in the previous year.

He said: “This means an increase of 2,094,500,721,693 naira 21 kobo (N2,945,721,693.21) which is equivalent to 21.93%.” This will increase compared to 2022. ”

He said the Kaduna Area Command for the first time collected over N2 billion in November and December 2023, noting that this figure had never been collected within the same period since the inauguration of the command.

The regional commanders expressed their appreciation for the strong synergy that exists between Customs sister agencies such as the military, police, DSS and other paramilitary agencies.

He commended the outstanding leadership of the Comptroller General of Customs Bashir Adewale and his management team in supporting the command to perform its statutory functions to the fullest.

Source: dailypost.ng

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