Nigeria Customs approves appointment of ACGs, promotion of 2,634 officers

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Nigeria Customs Service Board (NCSB) at its 52nd Regular meeting approved the appointment of 5 Assistant Comptrollers General of Customs, promotion of 2,634 Officers, dismissal of 1 ACG and compulsory retirement of another ACG.

Public Relations Officer of the Nigeria Customs Service DC, Joseph Attah in a statement saidHon. Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning and Chairman, NCS Board, Hajiya Zainab Ahmed who presided over the meeting said decisions taken during the meeting were meant to ginger and move the Service forward in-terms of manpower and operations.

Attah further stated that the new Assistant Comptrollers General of Customs includes Mohammed Boyi – Training and Coordination, Adewale Adeniyi – Commandant C&SC Gwagwalada, Jack Ajoku – Strategic Research and Policy, Olakunle Oyeleke – Doctrine, Development and Administration, Emmanuel Edorhe – Zonal Coordinator, Zone ‘C’

He said breakdown of the 2,634 officers whose promotion has 1st January 2019 as effective date is are 37 Deputy Comptrollers to Comptrollers of Customs , 110 Assistant Comptrollers of Customs to Deputy Comptrollers , 138 Chief Superintendent of Customs to Assistant Comptrollers, 93 Superintendent of Customs to Chief Superintendent of Customs, 93 Deputy Superintendent of Customs to Superintendent of Customs, 1224 Assistant Superintendent of Customs I to Deputy Superintendent of Customs, 475 Assistant Superintendent of Customs II to Assistant Superintendent of Customs I and 464 Inspector of Customs to Assistant Superintendent of Customs II.

He added that 205 out of the 2,634 are Support Staff who also enjoyed promotion to various ranks.

Attah said in-line with the reform agenda, the Board took some disciplinary actions against two Senior Officers.

He said ACG Aminu Dahiru was dismissed for act of serious misconduct while ACG Bashir Abubakar was compulsorily retired for act of negligence.

Attah said the Minister described the NCS as “Making Progress” and hope that the coming of the e-Customs will help improve NCS operations.

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