By Sadiq Umar, Abuja – The Nigeria Customs Service, Monday announced the upgrading of six acting Deputy Comptrollers-General of Customs in the ongoing re-organisation in the Service.
The six Officers, who are of the rank of Assistant Comptroller-General, will occupy the positions of Deputy Comptrollers-General in acting capacity.
Public Relations Officer of the Customs, Wale Adeniyi, said in a statement that the changes take immediate effect.
The development followed the retirement of 34 top cadre officers, including five deputy comptroller-general last week.
The statement read: “The Comptroller-General of Customs, Col. Hameed Ali urged the newly-appointed Officers to redouble their efforts to justify their new responsibilities.”
Those appointed are: ACG Idris Suleiman (Finance Administration and Technical Service), ACG Iya Umar (Tariff and Trade), ACG Dan Ugo (Enforcement Investigation and Inspection), ACG Grace Adeyemo (Excise, FTZ & Industrial Incentive), ACG Austin Warikoru (Human Resource Development) and ACG Paul Ukaigwe (Strategic Research and Policy).
Similarly, eight Comptrollers to occupy the positions of Assistant Comptrollers-General created in the exercise.
They are Comptroller Umar Sanusi mni (ACG Headquarters), Comptroller Funsho Adegoke (ACG ICT), Comptroller Mohammed Abbas (ACG Board), Comptroller Olatunji Aremu mni (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’).
In addition, seven Officers are also redeployed to various department, namely: ACG Adesina Odunmbaku (Finance and Technical Service), ACG Robert Alu (Tariff and Trade), ACG Ade Dosumu (Enforcement and Drugs), ACG Monday Abueh mni (Excise & Industrial Incentive), ACG Ahmed Mohammed (Human Resource Management), ACG Patience Iferi (Strategic Research and Policy) and Comptroller Aminu Abba (Technical Services).