Customs generates N2.9bn from Lagos airport in 10 days

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The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has said it genetated N2.911 billion revenue at the Murtala Mohammed International Airport in the first 10 days of 2019.

This was disclosed In a statement by the Customs Area Controller of the Murtala Airport Command, Shoboiki Jane.

“The Murtala Mohammed Airport Command started the year (2019) with an unprecedented revenue collection of N2,911,374,14 in the first 10 days of January.

“In 2018, the MMAC generated over N50bn. This figure surpassed that of the 2017 with N2,57,144,789.50,” she stated.

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According to the Shoboiki, the command has also recorded success in its anti-smuggling efforts, disclosing that the command intercepted and detained smuggled military materials that were imported into the country.

She said: “This year, the command has intercepted and detained two packages of military camouflage uniform imported without end-user certificates. Also, 51 cartons of drones were intercepted and detained without end-user certificates.”

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