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Customs promote 2 ACGs, 2209 senior officers

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The Board of Nigeria Customs Service, Chaired by Wale Edun, the Minister of Finance has announced the promotion of two (2) Assistant Comptrollers General and the promotion of 2209 Senior Officers.

Abdullahi Maiwada, the National Public Relations Officer of Customs disclosed this in a statement on Friday.

According to him, the board of Customs approved the appointment during its 58th regular meeting held on Tuesday, 19 December 2023.

The new ACGs are Florence Nano Ogar-Modey and Queen Ogubudu.

Speaking on the development, the Comptroller-General of Customs Bashir Adeniyi urged the newly promoted officers to redouble their efforts in improving the mandate of the Service.

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“The comprehensive promotion list encompasses both General Duty (GD) and Support Staff (SS) personnel who demonstrated outstanding performance in the 2023 promotion exercise. The breakdown of promoted officers is as follows: Inspector of Customs (IC) to Assistant Superintendent of Customs II (ASC II) – 348, ASC II to ASC I – 321, ASC I to Deputy Superintendent of Customs (DSC) – 355, DSC to Superintendent of Customs (SC) – 207, SC to Chief Superintendent of Customs (CSC) – 500, CSC to Assistant Comptroller (AC) – 333, AC to Deputy Comptroller (DC) – 78, and DC to Customs Comptroller (CC) – 67.

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“Additionally, the board approved special promotions for fourteen officers in recognition of their exceptional performance in various assigned responsibilities.

“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.

“The Comptroller-General of Customs Bashir Adewale Adeniyi MFR expressed his heartfelt congratulations to the newly appointed/promoted officers and further urged them to redouble their efforts in fulfilling the critical roles of revenue generation, trade facilitation, and suppression of smuggling. This will enhance the NCS’s pivotal role in bolstering Nigeria’s socio-economic well-being.
“While extending warm wishes for joyous Christmas and New Year celebrations, the CGC further expresses gratitude to the Honorable Minister of Finance for facilitating the timely conclusion of the 2023 promotion cycle. Acknowledging the historic success, the CGC pledges to maintain this momentum in future exercises. These strategic advancements are in harmony with his vision to fortify leadership, recognize merit, and inspire personnel for sustained success”.

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