Customs Area Controllers Tin Can Island,Comptroller Kunle Oloyede weekend said his Command has raised the bar in duty collection and trade facilitation adding that there are brighter prospects for the Nigeria Customs Service in the days ahead.
Oloyede who was rolling out the mid year report of his Command posted a N274b revenue haul between January and June this year. The Customs Chief who explained that the figure was more than 27 percent leap over the same period last year also announced a 73 per cent increase in exports at the Port , posting a whopping 138,246.50 metric tons .Oloyede valued exports from the Command at over N100b.
He was full of praises for officers and men of the Command whose diligence and dedication to duty, he said ,contributed to this remarkable feat. Also reeling out the breakdowns on seizures effected by the Command, Oloyede put the duty paid value of seized items at N1.3b.