The Tin-Can Island Port 2 Customs Command on Monday said it had generated N8.12 billion between January and December 2016. The Public Relations Officer of the command, Mr Godwin Andishu, gave the figure in a statement in Lagos. Giving a breakdown of the figure, Andishu said N349.07 million was realised in January; N605.48
million in February; N245.15 million for March; while N461.87 million was recorded in April.
The command‘s spokesman said that the highest revenue of N1.57 billion was realised in May; N661.33 million in June; N531.81 million in July, while N453.51 million was realised in August. Andishu also said the command realised N835.94 million in September; N942.101million in October; N908.05 million in November; and N559.73 million in December. He described the total figure as impressive in spite of the low import activities at the ports, occasioned by foreign exchange scarcity. Andishu said the Controller, AlhajiAbdulkadirDalhatu, had put in place measures to ensure that the command improve its revenue substantially in 2017