By Chinonye Anyatonwu
The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has raked in the sum of N1, 292,904,201,376.89 into the federation account between the months of January and June 2022.
This was disclosed by the National Public Relations Officer of the Customs, Timi Bomodi during the unveiling of the Service Half Year Score Card on Friday in Abuja.
According to Bomodi, the amount generated surpassed the achievements of the Service last year by N289,364,116,786 or 28.83% adding that this is even more remarkable given the fact that only 116,691 Pre-Arrival Assessment Reports (PAARs) were issued against 129,667 processed in the same period of 2021.
He added that the sum of N156,315,758,646 was also generated into the non-federation account as collections made on behalf of other Government Agencies.
Recall that in the corresponding period of last year, the service had generated the sum of N1,003,540,084,590.16.
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