The Comptroller-General of the Nigeria Customs Service, Hameed Ali, on Monday named six Deputy Comptrollers-General and eight Assistant Comptrollers-General of Customs as part of the on-going re-organisation in the Service.
The spokesperson of the service, Wale Adeniyi, said the new appointees, who would function in acting capacities, would replace the top officials that either resigned or retired last week.
The six top officers, who were Assistant Comptrollers-General, include Idris Suleiman (Finance Administration and Technical Service); Iya Umar (Tariff and Trade) and Dan Ugo (Enforcement Investigation and Inspection).
The others include Grace Adeyemo (Excise, FTZ & Industrial Incentive); Austin Warikoru (Human Resource Development) and Paul Ukaigwe (Strategic Research and Policy).
The eight officers, who were Comptrollers prior to their appointments, would assume the newly created offices as Assistant Comptrollers-General.
They include Umar Sanusi (Headquarters); Funsho Adegoke (ICT); Mohammed Abbas (Board); Olatunji Aremu (Command & Staff College); Charles Edike (Zonal Coordinator Zone ‘A’); Abubakar Dangaladima (Zonal Coordinator Zone ‘B’); Azarema Abdulkadir (Zonal Coordinator Zone ‘C’) and Chidi Augustine (Zonal Coordinator Zone ‘D’).
Mr. Adeniyi said seven other officers were equally redeployed in the new exercise. They included Adesina Odunmbaku (Finance and Technical Service); Robert Alu (Tariff and Trade); Ade Dosumu (Enforcement and Drugs); Monday Abueh (Excise & Industrial Incentive); Ahmed Mohammed (Human Resource Management); Patience Iferi (Strategic Research and Policy) and Aminu Abba (Technical Services).
While urging the new appointees to redouble their efforts to justify their new responsibilities, the Comptroller-General of Customs, Mr. Ali, said all the appointments took immediate effect.
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