Kwara: Customs generates N6.2B in 3 months

Kwara: Customs generates N6.2B in 3 months

The Nigeria Customs Service, (NCS) Kwara area command has generated the total sum of N6,246,485,827.9 between April and June this year.

The state Controller of the service, Comptroller Kehinde Ilesanmi, disclosed this while speaking with newsmen on the achievement of the command in Ilorin.

He said the total of N9.8 Billion naira was remitted to federation account between January and June this year when he took over the mantle of leadership.

Comptroller Ilesanmi said the command has also recorded fifty six seizures of different items with Duty Paid Value (DPV) of N48.88Million naira between April and June this year at border areas of Okuta, Chikanda and Bukoro in the Northern part of the state

Comptroller Ilesanmi said the items seized include 9 units of used vehicles of different types,813 bags of foreign parboiled rice (50kg each), 24,950 litres of Petroleum product in 998 jeri cans and 14 kegs of vegetable oil of 25 litres among others.

Some of the items seizes by the customs

He noted that “the command will not compromise in its mandate of enforcing legitimate commercial activities and facilitating trade among local industries.”

The controller warned economic saboteurs to turn a new leaf of face the full wrath of the law.

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