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 52nd
regular 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)
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!