Abiola Seun |
A total of 378, 447 million tones of exports worth N26.3billion were shipped out of Nigeria through Apapa port between July to September 2020.
The Customs Area Controller of the Apapa Customs Command, Comptroller Muhammed Abba – Kura who gave the figures at a media briefing in Lagos on Wednesday said the exported goods have a free on board (FOB) value of $85,861,787.
According to him, the exported items included mineral resources, steel bars, agricultural products amongst others.
In the area of revenue generation on imports, Comptroller Abba- Kura said the command collected the sum of N367.7 from January to September.
He said the figure represents 17 percent increase as against N313.5 billion collected within the same period in 2019 with a difference of N54.2 billion.
He said the figure is 27 percent higher than the N110 billion recorded within same period in 2019.
He said the seizures which include pharmaceutical products, foreign parboiled rice and second hand clothing among others were seized because of various infractions.
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