Customs: Hameed Ali Breaks Record, Generates N799 Billion In 5 Months

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The Nigeria Customs Service has been praised after generating a staggering N799 billion in five months.

The revenue was generated between January and 2021, a record-breaking feat in the history the service.

The Public Relations Officer the Service, Joseph Attah, disclosed this on while addressing newsmen in Abuja.

Mr Attah said that the revenue was higher compared with what was realised in the same period in 2020, adding that there is positive difference N226.1 billion.

This, he added, was possible due to strict implementation all extant rules governing imports, exports and excise in the country.

He noted that the strategic deployment officers and automation of the processes and regulations also contributed to the feat achieved.

According to him, increasing inclination officers and men to put national interest above selves also responsible for the improvement of revenue.

He said other reasons were robust stakeholders sensitisation, increasing level compliance from stakeholders and improved working relation with the National Assembly.

The spokesperson added that the management under the leadership Hameed Ali had continued to take strategic actions that would impact positively on national economy and security.