The Nigeria Customs Service Board has approved the dismissal of an Assistant Comptroller General (ACG) of Custom, while another was given compulsory retirement as its elevated Two Thousand, six hundred and Thirty-four officers (2,634) to their next rank.
“in line with its reform agenda, the board took some disciplinary action against two senior officers as ACG Aminu Dahiru was Dismissed for an Act of serious misconduct while ACG Basir Abubakar was compulsorily retired for Act of Negligence”.
This decision accordingly was taken at its 52ndregular meeting chaired by the Honorable minister of finance Budget and National planning, Hajiya Zainab Ahmed with the understanding of moving the service forward and ginger officer’s in term of manpower and sustained operation.
A statement made available to Urban Express News-online through the Custom’s Public Relation Officer, Dc Joseph Attah said those in the category of Assistant Comptroller-General include ACG Mohammed Boyi Doctrine Development, ACG Adewale Adeniyi, Commandant C&SC Gwagwalada, ACG Jack Ajoku Strategic Research and Policy, ACG Olakunle Oyeleke Training and Coordination, ACG Elton Edohe Zonal Coordinator, Zone C,
Attah said the two thousand, six hundred and thirty-four officers whose promotion due date was 1st of January 2019 as effective date include comptroller of custom (37), Assistant Comptroller of customs elevated to Deputy comptroller (110), chief superintendent of custom to Assistant Comptroller (138), superintendent of customs to chief superintendent (93), Assistant superintendent of custom (1) to Deputy superintendent of custom (1224) . Assistant superintendent of customs (11) to Assistant superintendent of custom (1) (475), inspector of custom to Assistant superintendent of custom (11) (464).
The CPRO said out of the two thousand, six hundred and thirty-four elevated, two hundred and five are supporting staffs who enjoyed promotion to their various ranks.
The Hon. Minister, Hajiya Zainab described the Nigeria custom service as “making progress” and expressed the hope that coming of the e-custom will help improve the custom service operation, the statement read!