The Board of the Nigeria Customs Service has approved the appointment of four Deputy Comptroller Generals and twelve (12) Assistant Comptroller Generals as well as the promotion of 2,707 senior officers to various ranks with effect from 1st January, 2020.
A breakdown of the appointments includes: DCG Abdullahi Babani, DCG Mohammed Boyi, DCG Elton Edorhe, DCG Katherine Ekekezie.
The new Assistant Comptroller-Generals are; ACG Hamza Gumi, ACG Mohammed Abba-Kura, ACG Saidu Galadima, ACG Gimba Umar, ACG Obi Ekwealor, ACG Bede Anyanwu, ACG Mohammed Uba Garba, ACG Kayode Olusemire, ACG Lena Oyama, ACG Florence Inuk, ACG Lami Wushishi, and ACG Usman Dakingari
Some of the newly promoted Comptrollers are the Customs National PRO Joseph Attah, Dera Nnadi, Babajide Adeniyi, Anthony Udenze, Suleiman Chiroma among others.
The full statistics of the board approval is as follows: DCGs 4, ACGs: 12, DC-CC=35, AC-DC=64, CSC-AC=118, SC-CSC=244, DSC-SC=339, ASC I-DSC=995, ASC II-ASCI=655 and IC-ASC II=257. Of the 2,707 senior officers promoted 204 are support staff.
The Comptroller General of Customs, Col. Hameed Ibrahim Ali (Rtd) congratulated the newly appointed and promoted Officers. He further charged them to justify the confidence reposed in them.
This information was disseminated via a press statement signed by the Deputy National Public Relations Officer, DC Timi Bomodi.