The Comptroller-General of Customs, Col. Hameed Ibrahim Ali (rtd) has approved the redeployment of eight Assistant Comptrollers-General and 238 Deputy Comptrollers of Customs including the service spokesman, Deputy Comptroller, Wale Adeniyi.
The move, according to Col Ali, was to strengthen the service’s operations and reposition it to meet the challenges of 2017.
.The redeployment which takes immediate effect affected the following Assistant Comptrollers-General: ACG Charles Edike from Zone A to Human Resource Development (HRD), ACG Ahmed Mohammed from HRD to Zone B, ACG Aminu Dangaladima from Zone B to Enforcement and ACG Francis Dosumu from Enforcement to Zone D.
Others affected were ACG Augustine Chidi from Zone D to Excise, Free Trade Zone and Industrial Incentives (Ex,FTZ, & I I), ACG Monday Abueh from Ex, FTZ, & I I to Zone A, ACG Umar Sanusi from HQ to Zone C and ACG Abdulkadir Azerema from Zone C to HQ
The Service Public Relations Officer, DC Wale Adeniyi, who was also affected by the redeployment exercise is now posted to Apapa Customs Area Command, Lagos.
The Comptroller-General reiterated Federal Government ban on importation of Rice and Vehicles through the land borders.
He charged all Officers and Men of the Service to ensure maximum collection of revenue and strict implementation of fiscal policy of Government.