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Customs Boss Redeploys Comptrollers To Apapa, Tin-Can Island, Others


As part of efforts to reposition the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) for greater operational efficiency, the acting Comptroller General of Customs, Bashir Adeniyi, has approved the redeployment of comptrollers at various commands across the country.

A statement signed by the National Public Relations Officer, Abdullahi Maiwada, explained that the redeployment of the customs comptrollers was in response to the statutory retirement of some management members of the service.

“The acting Comptroller General, Bashir Adewale Adeniyi, has approved key appointments and redeployment within the service to ensure operational efficiency,” the statement read.

“Consequently, comptrollers Florence Nanu Ogar-Modey and Queen Ogbudu have been appointed acting Assistant Comptroller Generals Training and Doctrine Command (TRADOC) and Conal Coordinator Zone B, respectively.”

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The statement noted that some of the comptrollers affected by the redeployment included Compt. Jaiyeoba Jide from Oyo/Osun Area Command to Apapa Area Command, Compt. Dera Nnadi from Seme to Tin-Can Island Port, Compt. Timi Bomodi from KLT to Seme, Compt. Ahmed Abe from PCA Zone ‘C’ to Kaduna Area Command and Compt. Babandede Mohammad from Lilypond Export Command to Lagos Free Trade Zone Command.

“Others are Compt. Dauda Ibrahim Chana from investigation headquarters to Kano/Jigawa Area Command, Compt. Martina Tilleygyado from non-intrusive inspection to KLT Area Command, Compt. Oloyode Adekunle from Tin-Can Island Port to Import & Export Headquarters while Compt. Zanna Chiroma will be leaving Import & Export for PCA Zone ‘C’, among many others,” it said.

The acting Comptroller-General Adeniyi congratulated the newly appointed/redeployed officers and charged them to put more efforts into achieving the service’s core mandates of revenue generation, suppression of smuggling, and trade facilitation.

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