The Nigeria Customs Service, Seme Area Command has made a giant strides in anti smuggling and seizures of various contraband goods.

The command in the spirit of hardwork, generated a revenue of  two billion, eight hundred and sixty one million, three hundred and forty two thousand, six hundred and ninety four naira only (N2, 861,342,694.00); in the first half of 2018

In the same vain, the command also made a total of 620 seizures with duty paid value (DPV) of four hundred and thirty two million, nine hundred and thirty thousand, five hundred and seventeen naira only (N432, 930,517.00) in same period.

Speaking on the huge achievement, the Customs Area Controller (CAC) Mohammed, Aliyu A  said  that the revenue generated was as a result of hardwork of custom  officers who are committed to carrying out  their statutory responsibilities and also  a product of sustained compliance by stakeholders.

” Despite the daunting challenges we face here at the border, due to low importation through the land borders Seme command was still able to archive this  laudable feat “he said.

Comptroller  Aliyu reinstated  his commitment  in fighting smugglers and thier illegal activities, promises  to make sure they are distroyed to the bearest minimum, as smuggling reduces the growth of our Nation’s Economy

According to him, the anti-smuggling unit is deploying new  strategies to meet up with the dynamics of smuggling antics that is adopted by the economic saboteurs on daily basis either through approved or illegal routes.

He assured  the general  public that no matter the  challenges and  antics of these economic saboteurs, the command will not relent in performing her statutory responsibility .

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