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Customs CG approves appointment of six management staff

The customs boss commended the appointees for their good track record of duty.

• February 24, 2024
Adewale Adeniyi Comptroller General of Customs
Adewale Adeniyi Comptroller General of Customs

The Comptroller General of the Nigeria Customs Service, Adewale Adeniyi, has approved the appointment of two management staff and the redeployment of four others within the service.

The National Public Relations Officer of the service, Chief Superintendent of Customs, Abdullahi Maiwada, announced this in a statement on Friday in Abuja.

Mr Adeniyi said that the appointments of the deputy cComptrollers general and assistant comptrollers general were part of efforts to reinvigorate the service for efficient service delivery and in response to recent retirements.

He said that the appointment of the two management staff, who were in acting capacity, and the deployment of the four others, were aimed at fortifying strategic operations and optimising service delivery across various departments.

“The newly appointed management members are poised to steer the NCS towards enhanced efficiency and effectiveness. Their diverse expertise and proven track records are expected to inject fresh momentum into critical areas such as revenue generation, anti-smuggling, and trade facilitation,’’ he said.

The customs boss commended the appointees for their good track record of duty and urged them to embrace their new roles with renewed commitment.

He emphasised the pivotal role of the NCS in advancing national interests and urged the appointees to uphold the highest standards of integrity, professionalism, and service delivery.

He reiterated the service commitment to safeguarding the nation’s economic interests, fostering international trade, and ensuring compliance with regulatory frameworks.

The CG assured that the strategic reinforcement of the service leadership was aimed at navigating evolving challenges and taking advantage of opportunities for growth and development.

The new appointees include: J.P. Ajoku, DCG Strategic Research and Policy; B.M. Jibo, Ag. DCG Excise, Free Trade Zone and Industrial Incentives; I.Q. Ogbudu, ACG Excise, Free Trade Zone and Industrial Incentives.

Others are I.O. Babalola, ACG/Zonal Coordinator Zone ‘B’; H.J. Women, ACG/Zonal Coordinator Zone ‘A’ and F.A. Abdulazeez, Ag. ACG/Zonal Coordinator Zone ‘D.’

(NAN)

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