Lagos — The Federal Government yesterday set a revenue target of N4.1 trillion for the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) for the year 2022.
The Customs Area Controller of Apapa Command, Comptroller Yusuf Malanta Ibrahim, disclosed this while briefing newsmen on its maiden press briefing for the year said that although the service is yet to divide the revenue target to various commands.
However, he said the Apapa Area Command have already boarded and fastened the seat belt towards the realisation of the revenue target by leveraging on the deployment of digital transformation of Customs business processes.
“This will further take care of many control mechanisms through its risk management system. The transformation he said will further harmonise the activities of stakeholders toward seamless ease of doing business in the port,” he said.
He added that between January and December 2021, the Command collected a revenue of over N870.3 billion and remitted to the federation and non-federation accounts of the Federal Government, respectively in spite of the enormous challenges faced in the trade supply chain; occasioned by the COVID-19 Pandemic and the high cost of freight, incessant traffic gridlock, rail construction through the port.