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Apapa Customs Command records N32.3 bn revenue in March

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) Apapa Area 1 Command, on Wednesday
said it generated N32.3 billion in March, up from the N21.5 billion generated
in February.

This is contained in the revenue report document made available to the
News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) by the Public Relations Officer of the Command, Mr
Emmanuel Ekpa.
A breakdown of the revenue collected, as indicated in the document,
shows that N15. 7 billion was generated into the Federation Account.
The amount was higher than the N10.7 billion collected under the same
account in February.
Under the Non-Federation Account, the command generated a total of N16.
6 billion, which was up from  the N10.8
billion generated into the same account in February.
 The document indicated that collections under the account came
from five per cent Value Added Tax and seven per cent port levy.
The other levies under the account include one per cent Comprehensive
Import Supervision Scheme; rice levy, sugar levy, wheat flour, cigarette and
iron levy.
The document also indicated that a total of N278 million was collected
from the Negotiable Duty Credit Certificate (NDCC) in March, as against the
N189.9 million collected in February.
Speaking on the revenue generation, the Controller of the Command,
Eporwei  Edike, said that operatives
of the command had worked with utmost dedication to ensure remarkable output
for national economic benefit.
He said this was important considering that revenue from oil export was

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