The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has generated N1.003 trillion revenue in six months.
Customs Public Relations Officer, Joseph Attah made this known while addressing newsmen in Abuja on Thursday.
According to him, there is positive difference of N290.2 billion.
“Hitting the Trillion-Naira mark within six months is unprecedented in the Service. This feat is as a result of resolute pursuit of what is right and willingness to adapt to changes brought about by global health challenges occasioned by covid-19.
“Robust stakeholder sensitisation resulting in more informed/voluntary compliance as well as mproved working relationship with the National Assembly” he explained.
“NCS will always be willing and happy to break its records as it is in this case of over One-Trillion naira in 6 months” he said.
Similarly, Attah also disclosed that within the period under review, the service effected, a total number of 2,333 assorted seizures with duty paid value at N4.4 billion.
He noted that Some of these seizures included dangerous items like arms and ammunition, illicit drugs and food items like rice, vegetable oil.
He added that what were seized could have had grave consequences on national security and economy. (NAN)