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Revenue Target: Nigeria Customs Service sets N2 trn for 2020

The Nigeria Customs Service has
disclosed that it is targeting a revenue of N2 trillion for the year 2020.

Public Relations Officer of the
Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Tony Orilade, disclosed this
on Tuesday at a function in Port Harcourt, Rivers state.

Orilade quoted the Customs Area
Controller, Port Harcourt, Comptroller M. B Boyi, as having made the disclosure
during a courtesy visit to the Head of the EFFCC Port Harcourt Zonal, Mr. Usman

According to the EFCC image
maker, the Comptroller General of Customs, Col Hammed Ali(Rtd)was the one who
set the N2 trillion target for the Service.

He disclosed that the federal
government had on its own set a revenue target of N1.5 trillion for the Service
before the customs boss raised it to N2 trillion.

It would be recalled that the
Service had last year generated N1.3 trillion revenue.
The PH Customs Controller had
visited the EFCC to seek collaboration between the two agencies.

He had requested the EFCC to
assist the Service in its efforts to meet the revenue target for the year.

It is on record that the Customs Service
had assisted the EFCC to combat money laundering in the past.

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