…Redeploys 70 Comptrollers
The Comptroller General of Customs Col. Hameed Ibrahim Ali (Rtd) has said that the Federal Government policies on agriculture, economy and security can only be successful with a strong, determined and patriotic Customs Service.
The Customs boss stated this in a press statement announcing the redeployment of 70 of his comptrollers.
Among those affected are, Comptrollers, Abubakar Bashir who moves from Port-Harcourt II (Onne) to Apapa, Musa Jibrin from Apapa to Human Resources Development, Sa’idu Galadima moves from Information Communication Technology (ICT) to Port-Harcourt Area II (Onne), while Comptroller, Mohammed Aliyu of Seme Command swapped positions with Comptroller, Mohammed Garba of Federal Operations Unit Zone ‘A’ e.t.c.
He however charged all affected officers to bring their experiences to bear in their new postings by fighting smugglers to a standstill and collecting ‘’every collectable revenue.’’
The CGC noted that the redeployment was carried out to re-jig the operations of the Nigeria Customs Service to meet the challenges of fighting smuggling, revenue collection and trade facilitation,
‘’In the face of challenging security situation and increasing inclination to non-oil revenue drive, the Service must step up to be counted as a necessary safety valve for National growth,’’ he said.