The Comptroller-General of Customs, Hameed Ali, has approved the appointment of four officers in acting capacity and redeployment of 13 others in order to rejig the Service for optimum performance.
According to a press statement by the National Public Relations Officer of the NCS, Joseph Attah, weekend, those appointed in acting capacities are Assistant Comptroller General of Customs (ACG) Sanusi Umar appointed acting Deputy Comptroller–General of Customs (DCG), Human resources & Development (HRD); Comptroller Musa Jibrin, acting ACG Finance, Administration and Technical Services (FATS); Comptroller Abdullahi Babani, acting ACG, Tariff & Trade (T&T); and Comptroller Christopher Odibu, acting ACG Zone B headquarters, Kaduna.
Officers affected by the redeployments includes DCG Aminu Dangaladima who moves from Enforcement, Investigation and Inspection (E,I&I) to FATS, DCG Ronke Olubiyi from HRD to Strategic Research & Policy (SR&P),
DCG Augustine Chidi from SR&P to E,I&I and ACG David Chikan from HRD to Commandant, Command & Staff College, Gwagwalada.
Others are ACG, Bukar Amajam from E,I&I to Zone C headquarters, ACG Kaycee Ekekezie from Trade &Tariff to Zone ‘A’ headquarters, ACG Aminu Dahiru from Zone ‘A’ headquarters to E,I&I, ACG Fatade Aderenle from Excise, Free Trade Zones & Industrial Incentive (E, FTZ & I,I.) to HRD.
Also ACG Ibrahim Maikarfi from FATS to the Service headquarters, acting ACG Emmanuel Udo-Aka moves from Zone D headquarters to SR&P, acting ACG, Modupe Aremu from SR&P to E, FTZ & I,I, while Comptrollers, Z. A Abdullahi was moved from Ondo/Ekiti to Oyo/Osun and F. E Ohanyere from E, FTZ & I,I. to Ondo/Ekiti.
Attah said, “While giving approval for the appointments and redeployments, the CGC expressed hope that the affected senior officers will bring on board that extra push that will enable the Service not only sustain the offensive against smugglers, but increase the tempo and enhance revenue generation for the Federal Government.”