Tin Can Customs Gets N1.13Trillion As 2024 Revenue Target

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Compt Dera Nnadi

…Compt Nnadi Labels 2024 Year of the Stakeholders

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has asked the Tin-Can Island Port Command to generate N1.103 trillion in a push to meet its N5 trillion revenue target for 2024.

Speaking with journalists on Tuesday in Lagos, Compt Dera Nnadi, the Customs area Controller of the command, said the command collected over N716 billion out of the N801 billion given to it in 2023.

Giving a breakdown of the expected revenue collection, he said the command is expected to collect N94billion monthly, and N21billion every week, while on daily basis, the command would collect N4billion.

Nnadi said the target was achievable and that the command would achieve it by engaging with stakeholders regularly.

Analysing the previous year’s performance, he said that the command deployed capacity-building for officers and stakeholders as one of the tools to achieve its mandate.

Compt. Nnadi also added that 24-hour and weekend port operations were implemented in the previous year.

He added that deployment of ICT helped the command to optimise its efficiency even as he assured that more of the system would be applied for better efficient service delivery this year.

Nnadi applauded the officers of the command as well as stakeholders for their cooperation in generating the huge sum in 2023.

Pointing out that the survival of the nation’s economy rests on the growth of export trade; Nnadi called on Nigerians to encourage the export of goods through the nation’s ports.

He commended the officers of the command and stakeholders for their cooperation in generating the substantial sum in 2023.

Looking ahead, he declared 2024 as the “year of stakeholders in Tincan Island,” while stressing a decisive approach towards those unwilling to change.

He called on Nigerians to encourage export of goods which according to him, the survival of the economy of the nation rests on.

He disclosed further that aside revenue collection, the command is poised to prioritise stakeholders engagement and regular sensitization exercise to promote trade facilitation.

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