Customs team rakes in N1.1bn


Customs team rakes in N1.1bn

The Comptroller General of Customs  (CGC) Strike Force Team, Zone A has generated N1.1 billion through the raising of Debit Note, the Assistant Comptroller of the team, Abba Kakudi said on Monday.

Kakudi said in Lagos on Monday that the amount was realised from Jan. 1 to June 11.

He said that they were able to bring in the amount in spite of the COVID-19 pandemic which affected the movement of goods.

The official gave the breakdown of the monthly debit note paid as: January – N142,121,156, February – N275,644,911, March – N191,594,005, April – 282,288,359, May – N120,061,743 and June 1 to June 11 – N92,994,353, all totalling N1,104,704,527.

Kakudi said that in the fight against smuggling, the team’s operations led to seizures with a Duty Paid Value of N46, 596, 300.

He listed the seized items as: 1, 000 bags of 50kg rice with a DPV of N13, 252,300; 10 used vehicles (Tokunbo) with DPV of N31, 184, 000 and 30 bales of second hand clothing with a DPV of N2, 160,…

Source: Vanguard Newspaper