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Nigeria Customs redeploys 70 Comptrollers

Comptrollers of Customs have been redeployed with immediate effect as approved
by the
Comptroller-General of the Customs, Col. Hameed Ibrahim Ali (Rtd).

In a statement, Public Relations Officer of the Service, Mr. Joseph Attah, said the
redeployment was done to
rejig the
operations of the Nigeria Customs Service to meet the challenges of fighting
smuggling, revenue collection and trade facilitation
According to
the statement, among those affected are
Comptrollers, Abubakar Bashir who moves from
Port-Harcourt II (Onne) to Apapa, Musa Jibrin from Apapa to Human Resources
Development, Sa’idu Galadima moves from Information Communication Technology
(ICT) to Port-Harcourt Area II (Onne), while Comptroller, Mohammed Aliyu of
Seme Command swapped positions with Comptroller, Mohammed Garba of Federal
Operations Unit Zone ‘A’
The CGC was quoted as saying that: “ Federal Government policies on Agriculture,
Economy and Security can only be successful with a strong, determined and
patriotic Customs Service
,” as he charged all affected officers to bring their
experiences to bear in their new postings by fighting smugglers to a standstill
and collecting every collectable revenue.
Ali also said
that “
In the face of challenging
security situation and increasing inclination to non-oil revenue drive, the
Service must step up to be counted as a necessary safety valve for National

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