The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has approved the redeployment of 4,072 senior officers to commands across the four zones of the service.
The deployment is contained in a circular issued on Tuesday in Lagos by Customs Acting Assistant Comptroller-General, Human Resources Department, Talatu Isa,
According to Isa, the redeployed officers are from the rank of Assistant Superintendent of Customs I to the rank of Chief Superintendent of Customs.
The Assistant Comptroller-General said 2,699 Assistant Superintendents of Customs, 1, 227 Assistant Superintendents of Customs, 11 and 441 Chief Superintendents of Customs were affected by the deployment.
She added that 332 Superintendents of Customs and 373 Deputy Superintendents of Customs were also affected.
Isa noted that the deployment was a routine exercise in line with the three-point agenda of the Customs Comptroller-General, Hameed Ali, which focuses on reform, revenue and restructuring.
The official said the deployment was aimed at strengthening the service and improving service delivery.