By Innocent Orok

The Nigeria Customs Service Board (NCSB), during its 58th regular meeting held on Tuesday, 19 December 2023, at the Nigeria Customs Service Headquarters, chaired by the Honorable Minister of Finance, Mr. Wale Edun, has
confirmed the appointment of two Assistant Comptrollers General and the promotion of 2209 Senior Officers.

The appointed officers confirmed as substantive members of the NCS Management team are ACG Florence Nano Ogar-Modey and ACG Queen Ogubudu.
While the comprehensive promotion list of other senior officers encompasses both General Duty (GD)
and Support Staff (SS) personnel who demonstrated outstanding performance in
the 2023 promotion exercise.

The breakdown of the promoted officers is as follows: Inspector of Customs (IC) to Assistant Superintendent of Customs II (ASC II) – 348, ASC II to ASC I – 321, ASC I to Deputy Superintendent of Customs (DSC) – 355, DSC to Superintendent of Customs (SC) – 207, SC to Chief Superintendent of
Customs (CSC) – 500, CSC to Assistant Comptroller (AC) – 333, AC to Deputy
Comptroller (DC) – 78, and DC to Customs Comptroller (CC) – 67.

Additionally, the board
approved special promotions for fourteen officers in recognition of their exceptional performance in various assigned responsibilities. Among the newly promoted Comptrollers are :TM Daniyan, F Fajana, N Isyaku, MV Umana, AC Nwobi, F Abdulqadir, HK Ejibunu, FM Ojiofor, IN Aliyu, MD Malah, EO Oshoba, JK Oladeji, E Luka, AP Daruaku, FM Ojeifor, IN Nwokorie, EJ Harrison and others.

The Comptroller-General of Customs, Bashir Adewale Adeniyi MFR expressed his heartfelt congratulations to the newly appointed/promoted officers and further urged them
to redouble their efforts in fulfilling the critical roles of revenue generation,
trade facilitation, and suppression of smuggling. This will enhance the NCS’s pivotal role in bolstering Nigeria’s socio-economic well-being.

While extending warm wishes for joyous Christmas and New Year celebrations, the CGC further expresses gratitude to the Honorable Minister of Finance for facilitating the timely conclusion of the 2023 promotion cycle. Acknowledging the historic success, the CGC pledges to maintain this momentum in future exercises. These strategic advancements are in harmony with his vision to fortify leadership, recognize merit, and inspire personnel for sustained success.


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