Customs appoints 3 ACGs, promotes 1,490 others

Hameed Ali
Comptroller-General of Customs, Hameed Ali


The Board of the Nigeria Customs Service has approved the appointment of three Assistants Comptroller-General of Customs and the promotion of 1,490 senior officers to various ranks with effect from 1st January 2022.

The new ACGs are Greg Itotoh, Festus Okun and Shuaibu Ibrahim.

Some of the officers promoted to the rank of Comptrollers are the Customs National PRO Timi Bomodi, Musa Omale, Zanna Chiroma, Stanley Nwankwo, Ajibola Odusanya, Paul Ekpenyong, Abubakar Umar, Maureen Ajuzieogu, and M.O. Bewaji, among others.

In all, 64 Deputy Comptrollers were elevated to the rank of Comptrollers; 168 Assistant Comptrollers promoted to Deputy Comptrollers; 89 Chief Superintendent of Customs promoted to Assistant Comptrollers and 220 Superintendents elevated to the rank of to Chief Superintendent Customs.

Also, 107 Deputy Superintendents were made Superintendents of Customs; 302 Assistant Superintendents of Customs I elevated to Deputy Superintendents; 223 Assistant Superintendents of Customs II to Assistant Superintendents of Customs I and 357 Inspectors of Customs to Assistant Superintendents of Customs II.

A statement by a Customs spokesman said 1,252 men within the ranks of Inspectors and Customs Assistant cadres had earlier been promoted to their next ranks.

The Comptroller General of Customs, Hameed Ibrahim Ali, was said to have congratulated the newly promoted officers and charged them to redouble their efforts in ensuring the service achieves its set out goals.

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