Kaduna Customs Area Command generates N16.3 billion IGR in 2023

The revenue generated by the Kaduna State Customs Area Command in 2023 was N16,378,179,323.89 billion, compared to N13,432,457,630.68 in 2022.

Muhammad Aminu, Superintendent of Customs and Public Relations Officer at the Kaduna Area Command, issued a statement on Thursday, stating, “For the first time, the Area command has collected over two billion naira in November and December 2023, a figure that was never collected since the inception of the Command.”

“In the year under review, the Command collected the sum of N8,341,061,535.00 from import duty, N5,735,176,989.89, and N43,429,781.00 from fees. Cumulatively, the revenue generated by the command in the year 2023 is N16,378,179,323.89 billion, compared to N13,432,457,630.68,” he said.

According to the command, this indicates an increase of N2,945,721,693.21 billion, translating to a 21.93% increase compared to that of the year 2022.

The Area Command Comptroller, Tijjani Abe, quoted in the statement, reiterated that the office of the Customs Area Controller is accessible to all importers/exporters, excise traders, Customs Clearing Agents, Terminal Operators, and other stakeholders.

He further commended the outstanding leadership of the Comptroller General of Customs, Bashir Adewale MFR, and his Management Team for supporting the command to perform its statutory functions maximally.

The statement mentioned that the command is predominantly a Revenue Area with three (3) Excise Factories, namely: Leaf Tobacco & Commodity Nigeria Limited, Nigeria Breweries Plc (Kakuri and Kudenda Factories), and Seven-Up Bottling Company, along with an Inland Dry Port situated at Kakuri, Kaduna.


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