Comptr Tilly Gyado Pledges Use of SWOT Analysis to Boost Revenue,Trade at KLT Command

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The new Area Controller of the Kirikiri Lighter Termiinal Command(KLTC), of the Nigerian Customs Service, Comptroller Martina Tilly Gyado has said , that her leadership would adopt emotional intelligence strategies and apply Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, and Threats (SWOT) analysis in addressing matters of revenue collection, anti-smuggling, trade facilitation, and robust stakeholder engagement to improve compliance.

Comptroller Tilly Gyado ,stated this , while responding to the speech of her predecessor, Comptroller Timinadi Bomodi, during the handing over , which held at the Command’s  office ,in Lagos on  15th of September, 2023 , when she formally took over the reins of office.

According to a Statement ,issued by the Command’s PRO , SC JT Ayagbalo, she further explained, “I am here to deploy emotional intelligence, which comprises teamwork, interpersonal relationships, and knowledge of the environment.”

The new CAC of KLTC  also emphasized that her doors are open to criticism and that she is willing to accommodate even negative criticism as long as it benefits the Command. She then tasked Officers and Men for robust cooperation while thanking stakeholders for finding time to grace the event.

She thanked God and the Acting Comptroller-General of Customs, Bashir Adewale Adeniyi, MFR, for finding her worthy of the appointment and promised to meet the  management’s expectations.

The outgoing Customs Area Controller, Comptroller Timinadi Bomodi, who led the command from January to mid-September 2023, had earlie r disclosed that the command raked in N36.93 Billion, representing a 22.44% increase when compared to the N30.16 Billion it generated during the same period in 2022.

He also noted that it represents 59.37% of the total expected revenue for 2023.

While welcoming and congratulating the incoming Customs Area Controller on her posting to KLTC, he also appreciated the Officers and Men for their professionalism, discipline, and the massive support he received during his time. He said, “We pray that in the future, there will be more significant and positive strides both for the Command and the Service at large.”

The incoming Customs Area Controller, Comptroller Martina Tilly Gyado in her response, KLT Command.