Nigeria Customs Board appoints 5 ACGs, approves promotion of 2,634 officers

Hameed Ali, Comptroller General of Nigeria Customs Service

The Nigeria Customs Service Board at its 52nd Regular Meeting in Abuja yesterday ratified the appointment of five Assistant Comptroller Generals of Customs and the promotion of 2,634 officers.

This was contained in a press statement issued by the Public Relations Officer of the Nigeria Customs Service, Deputy Comptroller Joseph Attah, adding that the Board also approved the dismissal of one Assistant Comptroller General and the compulsory retirement of another Assistant Comptroller General.

Attah noted that ACG Aminu Dahiru was dismissed for act of serious misconduct while ACG Bashir Abubakar was compulsorily retired for act of negligence.

The officers promoted to the rank of Assistant Comptroller General and their duty posts were 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’.

Breakdown of the 2,634 Officers whose promotion has 1st January 2019 as effective date is as follows:  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 and 93 Deputy Superintendent of Customs to Superintendent of Customs. 

Others were 1224 Assistant Superintendent of Customs I to Deputy Superintendent of Customs, 475 Assistant Superintendent of Customs II to Assistant Superintendent of Customs I, 464 Inspector of Customs to Assistant Superintendent of Customs II.

Attah noted that 205 out of the 2,634 were Support Staff who also enjoyed promotion to various ranks.

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