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FG set to export farm produce to Europe

The Nigeria Custom Service (NCS) has said it will begin to export farm produce to Europe from some Northern states, NAN reports. This was disclosed by Abutu Mathias, the comptroller in charge of Kano and Jigawa state on Thursday, October 27, during the quarterly stakeholders’ forum in Kano.
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Mathias said that the process was set to begin during the November and December harvest of 2016. According to him, the aim of NCS was to complement the efforts of the federal government towards boosting the non-oil sector to revive the nation’s economy. Mathias also revealed that some of the produce to be exported are sesame and gum arabic grains among other types of exportable grains. The comptroller appealed to all agencies involved to give the effort a maximum cooperation to achieve the desired goals. On the achievements recorded by the command this year, Mathias noted that the revenues collected so far in every month of this year exceeded the revenues generated in the corresponding months of the year 2015. This comes even as he optimism that the command would maintain the tempo in order to meet up with the 2016 target

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