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Oyo/Osun Command of Nigerian Customs hits N11 billion in 9 months

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Operatives of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) working at Oyo/Osun Area Command has generated a whooping sum of N11,147,238,490.32 between the months of January and September this year.

The Customs Area Controller, Mr. Temitope Ogunkua who disclosed in Ibadan yesterday while briefing journalists on the achievements recorded by the Command within the first three quarters of the year said the reforms engineered by the Comptroller general, Mr. Hameed Ali played a major role in the success.

He added that the Command also effected one hundred and eighty-eight assorted seizures with duty paid value of N368,637,788.03.

The Customs Area Controller told newsmen that “the leadership style of the Comptroller General which places emphasis on welfare of officers and hard work has continued to motivate the field operatives to do more.”

He then reiterated the determination of the leadership of the Area Command to continue to deal decisively with the economic saboteurs and work for the security wellbeing of the nation.

Customs returns in the last few months have shown serious rise in revenue generation across all the commands.


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