The Tincan Island Port Command of the Nigeria Customs Service, NCS has announced that it has surpassed its monthly revenue target by 120 percent. This is happening barely eleven (11) days after Comptroller Dera Nnadi assumed duty at the command as its twentieth Customs Area Controller, CAC.
A statement issued on Monday by the Customs Public Relations Officer of the Command, SC NN Okwara observed that the command collected the sum of N5.2 billion in one month noting that “The arrival of Comptroller Dera Nnadi mni as the twentieth Area Controller, Tincan Island Port Area Command has proven that norms can be reformed.”
The statement recalled that on his resumption of office on 14 September, 2023, Nnadi said, “the command revenue target of over 801 Billion Naira currently stands at 52 percent, with barely 3 months to the end of the year 2023, meaning we must collect 48 percent of the remaining revenue.”
The statement added, “Precisely 11 working days after his resumption, a commendable milestone was achieved. The Command surpassed its monthly target by 120 percent.”
It quoted Nnadi as saying, “We have been able to collect our set target of N5.2 billion naira once proving achievable”, as he appreciated all efforts put in by the staff of the command to achieve the milestone.
“Number 13, paragraph 2; of the Ag Comptroller General’s press conference paper on his first 100 days in office states that ‘Key performance indicators for the Nigeria Customs Service were revealing gaps that demand immediate attention’.
“This Comptroller Dera Nnadi mni has identified putting in strategies to block those gaps in Tincan Island Port Area Command.
“This morning, I noticed the Nigeria Flag flying above the Area Controller on the Google platform.
“Permit me to say Sirs, that Comptroller Dera Nnadi mni has staged the command on a global platform where all eyes will be, nevertheless norms are reformable and the sky can be a starting point for us all.
“On behalf of the Customs Area Controller TCIP, may I sincerely wish us Happy 63 Independence Day and pray that we join hands with our resolute boss to keep the flag flying”, the statement said.
Photo: Comptroller Dera Nnadi, Customs Area Controller, Tincan Island Port Customs Command.
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