The Board of the Nigeria Customs Service has approved the appointment of three Assistant Comptrollers General (ACGs) and the promotion of 1,490 senior officers of General Duty and Support Staff to various ranks with effect from 1st January 2022.
A statement signed by Abdulahi Maiwada on behalf of the National Public Relations Officer, Timi Bomodi, said the newly appointed ACGs are Greg Itotoh, ACG Festus Okun, and ACG Shuaibu Ibrahim.
The statement also noted that some of the newly promoted Comptrollers are the Customs National PRO, Timi Bomodi, Musa Omale, Zanna Chiroma, Stanley Nwankwo, Ajibola Odusanya, Paul Ekpenyong, Abubakar Umar, Maureen Ajuzieogu, MO Bewaji, among others.
Also promoted are 64 Deputy Comptrollers (DCs) who now moved to the rank of Comptrollers of Customs (CCs) while 128 Assistant Comptrollers (ACs) were promoted to Deputy Comptrollers (DCs).
89 Chief Superintendent of Customs (CSCs) were elevated to Assistant Comptrollers (ACs) while 220 Superintendents of Customs (SCs) moved to Chief Superintendent Customs (CSCs).
Others are 107 Deputy Superintendents of Customs (DSCs) to Superintendents of Customs (SCs) while 302 Assistant Superintendents of Customs I (ASC I) were promoted to Deputy Superintendents of Customs (DSCs).
223 Assistant Superintendents of Customs II (ASC II) were elevated to Assistant Superintendents of Customs I (ASC I) while 357 Inspectors of Customs (ICs) were promoted to Assistant Superintendents of Customs II (ASC II).
Similarly, the management of Nigeria Customs earlier approved the promotion of 1, 252 men within the ranks of Inspectors and Customs Assistant cadres.
The Comptroller General of Customs, Col. Hameed Ibrahim Ali congratulated the newly appointed and promoted Officers. In his message, he charged them to redouble their efforts in ensuring the Service achieves its set out goals.