Customs get Six New Deputy Comptrollers-General

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The Comptroller-General of the Nigeria Customs Service, Hameed Ali, on Monday announced the appointment of six Deputy Comptrollers-General and eight Assistant Comptrollers-General of Customs, all in acting capacity.

The spokesperson of the service, Wale Adeniyi, said the new appointees would replace the top officials that were disengaged last week.

While urging the new appointees to redouble their efforts to justify their new responsibilities, the spokesman said all the appointments take immediate effect.



    Adeniyi explained that the development was part of the Comptroller-General’s on-going re-organisation of  the Customs Service.

    The six new appointed top officers are Deputy Comptrollers-General, include Idris Suleiman (Finance Administration and Technical Service); Iya Umar (Tariff and Trade) and Dan Ugo (Enforcement Investigation and Inspection).

    Others are Grace Adeyemo (Excise, FTZ & Industrial Incentive); Austin Warikoru (Human Resource Development) and Paul Ukaigwe (Strategic Research and Policy).

    The eight newly Assistant Comptrollers General are 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’).

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