Customs Rejigs Management Team As Jibo, Ogbudu Head Free Trade Zone

Customs Rejigs Management Team As Jibo, Ogbudu Head Free Trade Zone

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has carried out  a minor management reshufflement in a bid to rejig the system following the recent statutory retirement  within the service.

Consequently, the Comptroller General of Customs (CGC), Adewale Adeniyi, has appointed two management members in acting capacity and redeployed  four others to fortify strategic operations and optimize service delivery across various departments.

The newly appointed officers are: B.M. Jibo, Ag. Deputy Comptroller General(DCG)of Customs, Excise, Free Trade Zone & Industrial Incentives; J.P. Ajoku, DCG, Strategic Research and Policy; Queen I. Ogbudu, Assistant Comptroller General of Customs(ACG), Excise,Free Trade Zone & Industrial Incentives; I.O. Babalola, ACG/ Zonal Coordinator Zone “B”; H.J. Swomen,ACG/Zonal Coordinator Zone ‘A’; A. Abdulazeez, Ag. ACG/Zonal Coordinator Zone ‘D’

          According to a statement from NCS, “The newly appointed management members are poised to steer the NCS towards enhanced efficiency and effectiveness. Their diverse expertise and proven track records are expected to inject fresh momentum into critical areas such as revenue generation, anti-smuggling, and trade facilitation.”

In his congratulatory message, the CGC commended the appointees for their dedication and urged them to embrace their new roles with renewed commitment. He emphasized the pivotal role of the NCS in advancing national interests and called upon the newly appointed and redeployed officers to uphold the highest standards of integrity, professionalism, and service delivery.

The statement signed by the service’s National Public Relations Officer, Abdullahi Maiwada added: “The Nigeria Customs Service remains steadfast in its commitment to safeguarding the nation’s economic interests, fostering international trade, and ensuring compliance with regulatory frameworks. With this strategic reinforcement of its leadership, the service is poised to navigate evolving challenges and seize opportunities for growth and development.”

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