Nigeria Customs Service Redeploys 8 ACG, 238 Deputy Comptrollers
The Comptroller General of Customs (CGC), Col. Hammed Ibrahim Ali (rtd) has approved the redeployment of eight Assistant Comptrollers-General (ACGs) and 238 Deputy Comptrollers with immediate effect.
A statement signed by the Deputy Public Relations Officer, Joseph Attah on Tuesday, said the decision to redeploy these officers is to strengthen operations and reposition the service to meet the challenges of the New Year 2017.
It listed the names of the affected ACGs to include Charles Edike who was moved from Zone A to the Human Resource Development (HRD), Ahmed Mohammed from HRD to Zone B, Aminu Dangaladima from Zone B to Enforcement, and Francis Dosumu from Enforcement to Zone D.
Other ACGs affected are Augustine Chidi from Zone D to Excise, Free Trade Zone and Industrial Incentives (Ex, FTZ, & I I), Monday Abueh from Excise, FTZ, & I.I. to Zone A, Umar Sanusi from the Headquarter (HQ) to Zone C, and Abdulkadir Azerema from Zone C to Headdquarter.
The statement also added that the redeployment of Deputy Comptrollers of Customs affected the Service Public Relations Officer, Wale Adeniyi, who is now posted to Apapa Customs Area Command, Lagos.
Ali charged the officers, who are reporting in their new Zones and Commands, as well as all officers and men of the Service to ensure maximum collection of revenue and strict implementation of government’s fiscal policy.
The Customs boss restated the Federal Government’s ban on importation of rice and vehicles through the land borders.