The Nigeria Customs has generated a total of N194m on duties and all other levies for the month of August 2016.
Alhaji Sani Madugu, Comptroller of Customs in charge of Sokoto, Kebbi and Zamfara states, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Sokoto that N123.14 million was collected in corresponding period in 2015.
He said that the performance represented an increase of 17.7 per cent compare to the amount generated in the same period, the previous year.
Madugu said that the command had taken measures to ensure that duties were paid on all goods coming to through the area.
He said that personnel of the command had been properly equipped deployed to all routes used by smugglers in the area to check the illegality.
Madugu solicited the support of traditional rulers in border communities by giving information that could aid the officials in the discharge of their constitutional responsibility.