January 29, 2023

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Customs appoints Edorhe, Gunmi, Adeniyi, 4 others as DCGs

Customs appoints Edorhe, Gunmi, Adeniyi, 4 others as DCGs

The Comptroller General of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Hameed Ali, has announced the appointment of seven Deputy Comptroller-Generals (DCGs). While two of the new DCGs are substantive five were appointed in acting capacities.

A statement by the National Public Relations Officer, Comptroller. Timi Bomodi, on Thursday, named the two substantive DCGs as E.I. Edorhe (Finance, Admin & Technical Service) and H.K. Gummi (Tariff and Trade).

Those appointed in acting capacity were: M Abba-Kura (Enforcement Inspection & Investigation), AG Saidu (Human Resource Development), JP Njoku (Excise, Free Trade Zone & Industrial Incentives), Wale Adeniyi (Strategic Research and Policy), and GA Itotoh (Training and Doctrine Command).

The CG also announced the appointment of 13 other management officers as Acting Assistant Comptrollers-General.

They included: O Peters (Zonal Coordinator Zone ‘D’), AI Alfa (Strategic Research and Policy), HJ Swomen (Excise, Free Trade Zone & Industrial Incentives), KC Egwuh (Training and Doctrine Command), MBA Musa (Trade and Tariff), A Dappa-Williams (Enforcement, Inspection & Investigation), and MB Jibo (Headquarters).

Others are: A Hamisu (Commandant Staff and Command College), Y Salihu Finance & Admin), Malanta Yusuf (ICT/Modernisation), SA Bomai (Board), CK Niagwan (Finance, Admin & Technical Service), and KI Adeola (Training and Doctrine Command).

The statement said the new appointment followed the statutory retirement of some members of the management team of the Service.

The Comptroller General of Customs while congratulating the newly appointed officers charged them to double their efforts in ensuring the Service achieves greater heights in its mandates of revenue generation, suppression of smuggling and trade facilitation.