By Innocent Orok

In continuation of decoration of newly promoted officers of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) with their new ranks, the Ogun 1 Command, Idiroko took its turn Thursday.

It was a celebration galore throughout the day, as the newly promoted officers were decorated and celebrated by their fellow colleagues, families and friends.

During the ceremony, the Customs Area Controller, Comptroller Ahmadu Shuaibu who was ably represented by the Deputy Comptroller Administration due to his official engagement at the Service Headquarters Abuja, while congratulating the promoted officers, expressed gratitude to God for His grace on the promotion.

The Ogun 1 Command PRO, CSC Hammed Bukoye Oloyede being decorated with his new rank of CSC by the Customs Area Controller, Comptroller Ahmadu Shaibu , assisted by Comptroller MO Aguda.

He appreciated the Comptroller General of Customs, Bashir Adeniyi MFR dsm fnipr psc(+) and the Customs Board for finding the promoted officers worthy of their new ranks . He charged the officers to redouble their efforts and see their promotion as a call to higher responsibility.

He stated further: “Your promotion is a privilege, many of you sat for the promotion examination but not all got promoted. You have to live up to expectations , to whom much is given much is expected “.

A newly promoted Comptroller AA Abdulkadir and former Deputy Comptroller Valuation of the Command, who graced the occasion , advised the promoted officers to do things differently from their usual ways such as dressing, communication and level of performance, among others. He also charged them to expect higher responsibilities and more tasks ahead.

The Ogun 1 Command promoted officers were four Chief Superintendent of Customs (CSCs), three Superintendent of Customs (SCs), seven Deputy Superintendent of Customs (DSCs), three Assistant Superintendent of Customs I (ASCs I ) and two Assistant Superintendent of Customs II (ASCs II) who were decorated with their new ranks.

The Command was also blessed with the promotion of three Comptrollers of Customs including the Customs Area Controller, Ahmadu Shaibu, nine Assistant Comptrollers and 16 Chiefs Superintendent including the Command spokesperson, CSC Hammed Bukoye Oloyede among others.


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