NIGERIAN CUSTOMS APPOINTS 6 DCGs AND 8 ACGs IN ACTING CAPACITY
As a result of recent retirements of 34 senior management officers of the Nigerian Customs Service by the Comptroller-General of Customs, Col. Hameed Ali (Rtd), six new Deputy Comptroller generals have been appointed.
The six (6) Officers, who are of the rank of Assistant Comptroller-General, will occupy the positions of Deputy-Comptrollers-General in acting capacity.
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) and ACG Austin Warikoru (Human Resource Development).
Also appointed is ACG Paul Ukaigwe (Strategic Research and Policy).
A statement from Customs headquarters disclosed that eight (8) Comptrollers were similarly announced to occupy the positions of Assistant Comptrollers-General created in the exercise.
“They are to occupy the following new offices in acting capacity; Comptroller Umar Sanusi (ACG Headquarters), Comptroller Funsho Adegoke (ACG ICT), Comptroller Mohammed Abbas mni (ACG Board), Comptroller Olatunji Aremu mni (Command & Staff College), Comptroller Charles Edike (Zonal Coordinator Zone ‘A’) and Comptroller Abubakar Dangaladima (Zonal Coordinator Zone ‘B’).
Others are Comptroller Azarema Abdulkadir (Zonal Coordinator Zone ‘C’), and Comptroller Chidi Augustine (Zonal Coordinator Zone ‘D’)
Seven officers are equally redeployed in the new exercise. They 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 statement added that “The Changes take immediate effect” adding, “The Comptroller-General of Customs, Col. Hameed Ali urged the newly – appointed Officers to redouble their efforts to justify their new responsibilities.”