Customs Ogun II Area Command Generates Over N12Bn Revenue In 6 Months 



Ogun Customs generates N12.8b revenue in six months - Daily Post Nigeria

The Ogun II Area Command of the Nigeria Customs Service, NCS, has reported the sum of twelve billion, eight hundred and thirty million, four hundred and ninety-three thousand, six hundred and thirty-naira, six kobo (N12,830,493,630.06) as revenue from January to June, 2024.

This can be Compared to eight billion, five hundred and five million, thirty-eight thousand, eight hundred and eighteen-naira, thirty kobo (N8,505,038,818.30) generated in the corresponding period of last year, 2023 which is a differential of (N4,326,454,811.76) which is a significant improved by 51 per cent.

Head of the Command Comptroller Olusola Bisi Alade, gave credit to the diligence, professionalism and commitment of the Command’s officers and men who worked tirelessly to ensure that it met and exceeded the revenue targets of the Command.

Alade, said further it was  indicative of their steadfast commitment to the growth of the National economy.

In addition, the Comptroller noted that the Command’s activities in the free trade zones have improved bringing greater success which is evident in its monthly revenue collections from April to June.

In April the Command raked in three billion, four hundred and eighty-six million, nine hundred and sixty-one thousand, one hundred eighty-six-naira, seventy-one kobo (N 3,486,961,186.71) while in May it made two billion, eight hundred and one million, eight hundred and thirty-three thousand, seven hundred and forty kobo. (N2,801,833,739.40).

In June the Command’s revenue collection leaped to three billion, six hundred and sixty-four million, seven hundred and seventy-six thousand, four hundred and ninety-nine-naira, seven kobo (N3,664,776,499.07).

Alade, assured that the Command will continue to put in place necessary measures to improve on the collections with adequate support from other units of the service. We shall maintain success through synergy and continued dialogue, by engaging and sensitizing the local and trader communities while discharging our statutory responsibilities of enforcing compliance with government fiscal policies.

Alade, also attributed the success recorded in the revenue drive in the last three months to good motivation from the Management of the Service which has boosted the morale of officers and kept them in high spirits at all times.

Continuous deployment of intelligence and reconnaissance by its monitoring unit has also led to the discovery of some factories which the Command has put under excise control.

These factories which are now under different stages of registration include: Sygen pharmaceutical limited, Sprout and Kingsberg Nigeria Limited, Adesouthern Nigeria Limited, Abraham & Sarah Beverages Nigeria Limited, Oyinloye Honey Double Crown and Oluyemi Akintan Nigeria Enterprises.

Others are Lorna Nigeria Limited, Makindez Multi-business Ventures

Digo Herbal Remedy Limited, Broadway Food & Beverages Limited

Beezun Flavoured Drinks and Nellyvan Global Limited (Bonded terminal).

“All the eleven factories and one bonded terminal, were discovered by the Command under the months of my assumption of office, as Customs Area Controller, Ogun ll Command.

“At this point, I must commend the dedication of my officers and men, and the cooperation of other units especially Customs Intelligence Unit and Customs Police Unit in their prompt actions.  It has really contributed to the success of the command.

“Our achievement is in line with the policy drive of the Comptroller General of Customs Bashir Adewale Adeniyi (MFR) who is operating under the principle of consolidation, collaboration and innovation. His visionary leadership and enabling support have been crucial in heightening our potentialities and has driven these spectacular results.” Alade added.


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