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Custom Service Redeploys 70 Comptrollers of Customs

In order to rejig the operations of the Nigeria Customs Service to meet the challenges of fighting smuggling, revenue collection and trade facilitation, the Comptroller-General of Customs, Col. Hameed Ibrahim Ali (Rtd) has approved the redeployment of 70 Comptrollers of Customs.

Among those affected are, Comptrollers, Abubakar Bashir who moves from Port-Harcourt II (Onne) to Apapa, Musa Jibrin from Apapa to Human Resources Development, Sa’idu Galadima moves from Information Communication Technology (ICT) to Port-Harcourt Area II (Onne), while Comptroller, Mohammed Aliyu of Seme Command swapped positions with Comptroller, Mohammed Garba of Federal Operations Unit Zone ‘A’ etc.

While giving his approval for the redeployment, the CGC said, Federal Government policies on Agriculture, Economy and Security can only be successful with a strong, determined and patriotic Customs Service.

He charged all affected officers to bring their experiences to bear in their new postings by fighting smugglers to a standstill and collecting every collectable revenue.

In the face of challenging security situation and increasing inclination to non-oil revenue drive, the Service must step up to be counted as a necessary safety valve for National growth, he said.

The redeployment is with immediate effect.

Joseph Attah
Public Relations Officer
For: Comptroller-General of Customs

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