Economy

Customs, Kwara Command, Generates N9.84bn

The Nigeria Customs Service, (NCS) Kwara state command, says it has generated and remitted the sum of N9,848,505,922:48 billion between January,2021 to December, 2021.

The State Customs Area Comptroller,Hussaini Ahmed stated this while addressing Journalists on the achievements of the command in Ilorin.

He said the revenue generated in 2021 surpass that of year 2020 with about N2,942,090,047:48billion.

Comptroller Ahmed said within 29 months of the establishment of the command it has generated and remmitted N19,159,240,134:19 billion.

He said during the period under review the command has seized a large quantity of ammunition’s packed in 2 packs of 25 rounds each contained in 14 cartons with aduty paid value of N1.4Million.

Comptroller Ahmed said other items seized include 2,971 bags of foreign rice,420 Jeri Cans of petrol,39 used vehicles, 20 Jeri Cans of Vegetable Oil,as well as 17 motorcycles

He noted the five suspects arrested during the period have been released on administrative bail.

Comptroller Ahmed warned smugglers against attacking custums officer while discharging their lawful duties.

EditedbyFelixAjide

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