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Customs board confirms appointment of five DCGs, eight ACGs

The Nigeria Customs Service Board (NCSB) has confirmed the appointments of five Deputy Comptrollers-General (DCGs) and eight Assistant Comptrollers-General (ACGs) during its 59th regular meeting.

The announcement was made by Abdullahi Maiwada, Chief Superintendent of Customs and National Public Relations Officer, on behalf of the Comptroller General of Customs, Bashir Adewale Adeniyi, in a statement issued Wednesday in Abuja.

Chaired by Wale Edun, the Minister of Finance and Coordinating Minister for the Economy, the meeting took place on May 14, 2024, at the Nigeria Customs Service Headquarters in Abuja.

The newly appointed Deputy Comptrollers-General are:

– OO Peters, DCG/Commander Training and Doctrine Command (rtd)
– BM Jibo, DCG Enforcement Inspection & Investigation
– BU Nwanfor, DCG Excise, Free Trade Zone & Industrial Incentives
– SA Bomai, DCG/Commander Training and Doctrine Command
– CK Niagwan, DCG Tariff & Trade

The new Assistant Comptrollers-General are:

– B Imam, ACG Board
– AAS Oloyede, ACG Trade & Tariff
– SK Dangaldima, ACG/Zonal Coordinator Zone ‘B’
– A Abdul Azeez, ACG/Zonal Coordinator Zone ‘D’
– SA Yusuf, ACG Human Resource Development
– NP Umoh, ACG Training and Doctrine Command
– CO Obih, ACG/Zonal Coordinator Zone ‘C’
– S Chiroma, ACG Strategic Research and Policy

These appointments fill vacancies left by recently retired senior officers. The board emphasized that the appointments were made based on federal character, seniority, and merit.

In his remarks, Bashir Adeniyi, Comptroller General of the Nigeria Customs Service, commended the newly appointed officers for their exemplary service and dedication.

He urged them to enhance their efforts to achieve the service’s goals of revenue generation, smuggling suppression, and trade facilitation.

The NCSB reiterated its commitment to strategic leadership to ensure effective service delivery and optimum performance.

The board also expressed gratitude to the retired officers for their meritorious service.