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Seme Customs Command Rakes in N5.3b in 10 Months

Seme Customs Command Rakes in N5.3b in 10 Months

Business
By Sylvanus Ekpo The Nigeria Customs Service, Seme Command, generated a total of N5.3 billion between January and October, 2017 in spite of the downturn in the economy through the Lagos Abidjan Corridor. Also, 23 persons are undergoing trial for various offenses. Making the claims recently, the Comptroller of the command, Mohammed Aliyu, said the command used the collaborative anti-smuggling approach with other security agencies to dislodge and ground the activities of economic saboteurs. In turn, the command witnessed the decline in smuggling in the Seme border axis while there was a corresponding increase in revenue generation. He stated that the anti-smuggling unit made a total of 469 seizures with a Duty Paid Value (DPV) of N508, 469, 776.00 for the period under review. In...