Determined to reorganise the Service for maximum productivity, the Comptroller-General of Customs, retired Col. Hameed Ali, has approved the appointment of six acting Deputy Comptrollers-General, DCGs, and eight Assistant Comptrollers-General ACGs, to create a common platform that would drive its mandate and enable the service to achieve its assigned goals by the Federal Government.
This is contained in a statement signed by the service Public Relations Officer, Mr. Wale Adeniyi, and made available to journalists in Abuja.
The statement noted that the six Assistant Comptrollers-General would occupy the positions of Deputy-Comptrollers-General in acting capacity at the moment.
Adeniyi named the officers appointed as, ACG Idris Suleiman Finance Administration and Technical Service, ACG Iya Umar (Tariff and Trade) and ACG Dan Ugo, Enforcement, Investigation and Inspection. Others includes, ACG Grace Adeyemo Excise, FTZ& Industrial Incentive, ACG Austin Warikoru Human Resource Development, and ACG Paul Ukaigwe Strategic Research and Policy are those promoted.
He said that eight Comptrollers were moved up to Assistant Comptrollers-General ACG, in the exercise.
He said that the new ACGs are Comptroller Umar Sanusi Headquarters, Comptroller Funsho Adegoke ACG ICT, while
Comptroller Mohammed Abbas ACG Board and Comptroller Olatunji Aremu Command & Staff College
He added that other officers also included Comptroller Charles Edike Zonal Coordinator Zone ‘A; Comptroller Abubakar Dangaladima Zonal Coordinator Zone ‘B, Comptroller Azarema Abdulkadir Zonal Coordinator Zone ‘C’ and Comptroller Chidi Augustine Zonal Coordinator Zone ‘D’.
According to Adeniyi, seven other officers were redeployed in the new exercise, including ACG Adesina Odunmbaku (Finance and Technical Service); ACG Robert Alu (Tariff and Trade); ACG Ade Dosumu (Enforcement and Drugs) and ACG Monday Abueh Excise & Industrial Incentive.
He added that the redeployed officers also included ACG Ahmed Mohammed (Human Resource Management); ACG Patience Iferi, Strategic Research and Policy, and Comptroller Aminu Abba Technical Services.
Adeniyi said that Ali urged the newly appointed officers to redouble their efforts to justify their new responsibilities for effective achievement of its mandate in line with the present administration’s change agenda.
The statement further stated that the changes take effect from the 2nd of October 2015.