The Nigeria Customs Service Board has approved the appointment of one Deputy Comptroller-General of Customs (DCG), three Assistants Comptroller-General of Customs (ACG) and promotion of 2,508 officers to various ranks.
A statement by Customs Public Relations Officer, Joseph Attah, on Wednesday said the promotion is effective from January 2018.
The newly appointed members of management are DCG David Chikan, ACG Kashim Ajiya, ACG Dinatu Umaru and ACG Yusuf Bashar.
Deputy Comptrollers promoted to the rank of Comptroller are AD Sanusi, US Buhari, AI Alfa among others.
30 Deputy Comptrollers (DC) were promoted to Comptroller of Customs; 115 Assistant Comptrollers (AC) were promoted to DC; 145 Chief Superintendent of Customs (CSC) were promoted to AC; while 43 moved from Superintendent of Customs (SC) to CSC.
Others are 117 Deputy Superintendent of Customs (DSC) promoted to AC; 565 Assistant Superintendent of Customs 1 (ASC1) became SC; 988 ASC11 were promoted to ASC1 while 505 inspectors of Customs were promoted to ASC11
The Comptroller-General of Customs, Hameed Ali, while congratulating the new members of management and the promoted officers, charged them to see their elevations as a call to greater responsibilities.
He urged them to double their efforts to consolidate on the gains of the on-going Service reforms.