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

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has been praised after generating a staggering N799 in five months.

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

Relations Officer of Service, Joseph Attah, disclosed this on Monday 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 of N226.1 .

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

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

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

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

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