Against the backdrop of rumours making the rounds to the contrary, Zakari Jibrin, the Customs area controller (CAC) of the Tin-Can Island command of the Nigerian Customs Service (NCS), has debunked the report that the command under its new management has slashed the import tariff on vehicles imported through the nation’s roll in, roll out port (RORO).
“The command wishes to state clearly that there is no change in the tariff prescribed by the management of the service for used vehicles,” said the Customs boss.
According to him, it is the prerogative of the Customs high command to produce the valuation data base for used vehicles, adding that the CAC of the commands has no authority over such issues.
He further urged the trading community to discountenance the report as it is based on speculation and may mislead the trading public.
In addition to that, the management of the command announced that the command has recorded a tremendous increase to its monthly revenue in the month May by generating the sum of N20 billion.
The Customs boss, who attributed the stride to the administrative acumen and dedication of officers of the command, appealed to the media to ensure they verify their facts before going to press.