Nigeria Customs Service Board Approves Appointment Of Five DCGs, Eight ACGs

By Anne Osemekeh, Abuja

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The Nigeria Customs Service Board (NCSB) has confirmed the appointment of five (5) Deputy Comptrollers-General (DCGs) and eight (8) Assistant Comptrollers-General (ACGs).

A statement on Wednesday by the National Public Relations Officer of the Service, Abdullahi Maiwada, says the approval came during the 59th regular meeting of the board, held at the Nigeria Customs Service Headquarters in Abuja on Tuesday, 14th May 2024, and chaired by the Honorable Minister of Finance and Coordinating Minister for the Economy, Mr. Wale Edun.

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The DCGs’ appointments approved are: OO Peters, DCG /Commander Training and Doctrine Command (rtd); BM Jibo, DCG Enforcement Inspection & Investigation; BU Nwafor, DCG Excise, Free Trade Zone & Industrial Incentives; SA Bomai, DCG Commander Training and Doctrine Command and V Niagwan, DCG Tariff & Trade.

The AGCs’ appointments approves include: I.B Imam, ACG Board; AS Oloyede, CG Trade & Tariff; SK Dangaldima, ACG/Zonal Coordinator Zone ‘B’ and A Abdulazeez, ACG/Zonal Coordinator Zone ‘D’.

Others are: SA Yusuf, ACG Human Resource Development; NP Umoh, ACG Training and Doctrine Command; CO Obih, ACG/Zonal Coordinator Zone ‘C’ and S Chiroma, ACG Strategic Research and Policy.

Maiwada said the new appointments were made to fill the vacancies created by some senior officers who recently retired from the Service, adding that the principles of federal character, seniority and merit guided the appointments approved by the Board.

“These appointments are a testament to the officers’ exemplary services and dedication to the Nigeria Customs Service. The NCSB remains committed to providing strategic leadership to ensure effective and efficient service delivery for optimum performance”, the statement said.

While thanking the retired members of the management for their meritorious services, the Comptroller General of Customs, Bashir Adeniyi, congratulated the newly confirmed officers and charged them to redouble their efforts to ensure the service attains greater heights in its mandates of revenue generation, suppression of smuggling and trade facilitation amongst others.

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