Mactan Customs clear the shipment of Pfizer anti-Covid-19 vaccines
By Junex Doronio
December 6, 2021
LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu – Looks like an advanced Merry Christmas for the Subport of Mactan of the Bureau of Customs Port of Cebu that has consistently surpassed its monthly collection target when as early as November 25 it has registered a whopping surplus of about P71 million.
Mactan Subport Assessment Section chief Nellie Wilwayco told Maharlika TV that their November collection target was P95,603,000.00 but by November 25 they have already collected P166,428,112.03.
“Our deviation or surplus was already P70,825,112.03 even before the end of the month of November,” Wilwayco said.
To recall, the Subport of Mactan of the Bureau of Customs Port of Cebu also surpassed its assigned collection target in October by more than P68 million.
Wilwayco said their October collection target was P107,811,000.00 but their actual collection hit P176,766,462.13.
“The surplus collection for October this year was P68,955,462.13,” Wilwayco further told Maharlika TV.
Last September, she said the collection target of Mactan Customs was P103,130,000.00 but they were able to collect P163,859,535.40.
With this actual collection as against the target collection, the surplus in September was P60,729,535.40, Wilwayco added.
Aside from its superb collection performance, the BOC-Cebu Subport of Mactan has also contributed much to the fight against the dreaded novel coronavirus disease (Covid-19).
Meanwhile, in its effort to help attain herd immunization, the BOC-Cebu Subport of Mactan has cleared a total of 1,212,120 doses of Pfizer BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine shipped in three batches.
Wilwayco said the first shipment containing 994,500 vaccine doses arrived on October 6, 2021, and was donated to the government by the World Health Organization-Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunization (WHO-GAVI) through the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF). (ai/mtvn)