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Customs appoints two ACGs and promotes 2,209 senior officers in a recent announcement

In a significant development, the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) Board, under the leadership of Minister of Finance Wale Edun, has officially appointed two Assistant Comptrollers-General and promoted 2,209 senior officers.

The announcement, conveyed through a statement issued by the National Public Relations Officer, Abdullahi Maiwada, on Friday, highlighted key decisions made during the 58th regular meeting held at the NCS Headquarters on Tuesday, December 19.

The newly appointed Assistant Comptrollers-General, ACG Florence Ogar-Modey and ACG Queen Ogubudu, were confirmed as substantive members of the NCS Management Team.

Congratulating the appointees and the promoted officers, Comptroller-General Bashir Adeniyi emphasized the importance of increased efforts in areas such as revenue generation, trade facilitation, and the suppression of smuggling.

The comprehensive promotion list encompasses both General Duty (GD) and Support Staff (SS) personnel, recognizing outstanding performance in the 2023 promotion exercise.

The breakdown of promotions includes 348 Inspector of Customs (IC) to Assistant Superintendent of Customs II (ASC II), 321 ASC II to ASC I, 355 ASC I to Deputy Superintendent of Customs (DSC), 207 DSC to Superintendent of Customs (SC), 500 SC to Chief Superintendent of Customs (CSC), 333 CSC to Assistant Comptroller (AC), 78 AC to Deputy Comptroller (DC), and 67 DC to Customs Comptroller (CC).

Furthermore, the board approved special promotions for fourteen officers, acknowledging their exceptional performance in various responsibilities.

Notable among the newly promoted Comptrollers are TM Daniyan, F Fajana, N Isyaku, MV Umana, AC Nwobi, F Abdulqadir, HK Ejibunu, FM Ojiofor, IN Aliyu, MD Malah, EO Oshoba, JK Oladeji, E Luka, AP Daruaku, FM Ojeifor, IN Nwokorie, EJ Harrison, and others.

Comptroller-General Adeniyi expressed confidence that these advancements would strengthen the NCS’s pivotal role in bolstering Nigeria’s socio-economic well-being.

He extended warm wishes for joyous Christmas and New Year celebrations, expressing gratitude to the Honorable Minister of Finance for facilitating the timely conclusion of the 2023 promotion cycle.

The statement concluded with a commitment to maintaining momentum in future exercises, aligning with the vision to fortify leadership, recognize merit, and inspire personnel for sustained success.


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