Comptroller-General of Customs, retired Col. Hameed Ali, has approved the redeployment of eight Assistant Comptrollers-General and 238 Deputy Comptrollers to strengthen the service’s operations in 2017.
The Deputy Public Relations Officer, Mr Joseph Attah, announced this in a statement on Tuesday in Abuja.
Attah, who said the redeployment was with immediate effect, added that the changes were aimed at strengthening the service’s operations and re-positioning it to meet the challenges of 2017.
“Assistant Comptrollers-General (ACG) affected are, Charles Edike from Zone A to Human Resource Development (HRD), Ahmed Mohammed from HRD to Zone B and Aminu Dangaladima from Zone B to Enforcement.
“Francis Dosunmu from Enforcement to Zone D, Augustine Chidi from Zone D to Excise, Free Trade Zone and Industrial Incentives (Ex,FTZ, & I I), Monday Abueh from Ex, FTZ, & I I to Zone A.
“Umar Sanusi from HQ to Zone C, and Abdulkadir Azerema from Zone C to Headquarters,’’ he said.
Attah said that the Deputy Comptrollers affected were the Public Relations Officer (PRO) Mr Wale Adeniyi who was posted to Apapa Customs Area Command, Lagos.
He said that all the affected officers were to report to their new zones and commands.
The statement also reiterated the Federal Government’s ban on the importation of rice and vehicles through the land borders.
Attah said Ali had advised all officers and men of the service to ensure maximum collection of revenue and strict implementation of government’s fiscal policies. (NAN)