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BREAKING: Nigeria Customs Service redeploys senior officers in major shakeup

The acting Comptroller General of Customs, Bashir Adewale Adeniyi, has reshuffled Customs Area Controllers (CACs) of various commands in the Service.

This was disclosed in a statement signed by the National Public Relations Officer of the Service, Abdullahi Maiwada.

Maiwada said the redeployment affected the CACs of Apapa, Tin-Can Island, Seme and Kirikiri Lighter Terminal (KLT).

His words: “In response to the statutory retirement of some management members of Nigeria Customs, the Acting Comptroller General, Bashir Adewale Adeniyi, has approved key appointments and redeployment within the Service to ensure operational efficiency.

“Consequently, Comptrollers Florence Nanu Ogar-Modey and Queen Ogbudu have been appointed Acting Assistant Comptroller Generals Training and Doctrine Command and Zonal Coordinator Zone B, respectively.

“Some of the Comptrollers redeployed to various Customs formations include 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.”

He said the Acting Comptroller-General congratulated the newly appointed/redeployed officers and charged them to put more effort into achieving the service’s core revenue generation mandates, smuggling suppression, and trade facilitation.

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