Following the sack of 34 high ranking officers and in line with the on-going restructuring of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Six (6) Deputy Comptrollers-General of Customs have been appointed to fill the vacuum left by the exit of their predecessors.
The Comptroller-General of Customs, Col. Hameed Ali (Rtd) has approved the six (6) Officers, who are of the rank of Assistant
Comptroller-General, to occupy the positions of Deputy-Comptrollers-General in acting capacity.
Those appointed are: ACG IDRIS SULEIMAN to take charge of FINANCE AND TECHNICAL SERVICE; ACG IYA UMAR will take over the reins of tariff AND trade; ACG DAN UGO will over see the functions of ENFORCEMENT
INVESTIGATION AND INSPECTION arm of the Service.
Similarly, ACG GRACE ADEYEMO will run excise , FTZ & INDUSTRIAL INCENTIVE; ACG AUSTIN WARIKORU will take over human
RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT and ACG PAUL UKAIGWE is for STRATEGIC RESEARCH AND POLICY.
The new postings which was contained in a statement signed by the Public Relations Officer (PRO) of Customs Mr. Wale Adeniyi stated that Eight (8) Comptrollers were also announced to occupy the positions of Assistant Comptrollers-General in the exercise and they are to occupy the following new offices in acting capacity.
They are: COMPTROLLER UMAR SANUSI
(ACG HEADQUARTERS); COMPTROLLER FUNSHO ADEGOKE (ACG ICT); COMPTROLLER MOHAMMED ABBAS
(ACG BOARD); COMPTROLLER OLATUNJI AREMU (COMMAND & STAFF COLLEGE); COMPTROLLER CHARLES EDIKE
(ZONAL COORDINATOR ZONE ‘A’); COMPTROLLER ABUBAKAR DANGALADIMA
(ZONAL COORDINATOR ZONE ‘B’); COMPTROLLER AZAREMA ABDULKADIR
(ZONAL COORDINATOR ZONE ‘C’) and COMPTROLLER CHIDI AUGUSTINE (ZONAL
COORDINATOR ZONE ‘D’)
Of the seven Officers equally redeployed in the new exercise are: ACG ADESINA ODUNMBAKU (FINANCE AND TECHNICAL SERVICE), ACG ROBERT ALU (TARIFF AND
TRADE), ACG ADE DOSUMU (ENFORCEMENT AND DRUGS); ACG MONDAY ABUEH (EXCISE & INDUSTRIAL INCENTIVE); ACG AHMED MOHAMMED (HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT); ACG PATIENCE IFERI (STRATEGIC RESEARCH AND POLICY and COMPTROLLER AMINU ABBA (TECHNICAL SERVICES)
The Changes take immediate effect, while Ali urged the newly appointed Officers to
redouble their efforts to justify their new responsibilities.