Customs moves to tighten border security, redeploys 5 comptrollers

The Acting Comptroller-General of Customs, Dr. John Atte has approved the redeployment of five customs comptrollers.

The redeployment was contained in a statement issued by the service Deputy Public Relations Officer, Joseph Attah in Abuja yesterday.

The statement listed them as Amade Abdul from Zone A Headquarters, to Federal Operation, Unit A; Azarema Ahmed, Modernisation, to Port Harcourt Area 1 and Madusu Sani from Customs Training College, Ikeja, to Seme border.

The others are Kuffidan Garba, deployed from Port Harcourt Area 1 to Strategic Research and Policy, Headquarters, and Ndalati Garba, from Seme to Strategic Research and Policy, Headquarters.

The statement said that the redeployment was part of new resolve to tighten border security and pursue vigorously the achievement of the 2015 revenue target.

It stated that Atte advised the officers to take over their new positions immediately and reshape the NCS apparatus for maximum productivity.