The Comptroller General of Customs, Col. Hameed Ali (rtd) has appointed Deputy Comptroller AB, Shuaibu to head the CGC Strike Force Team, Zone A.
Shuaibu alongside other 120 Officers and Men are now to strike out the activities of smugglers in the zone A, axis of the Service. Before his new assignment, he was deployed from Federal Operations Unit (FOU), Zone C, to the Federal Operations Unit, (FOU) Zone A.
According to the statement signed by the Principal Staff Officer ( PSO) to the Comptroller General, Brigadier Buhari, which dissolves the former Strike Force team across the Country, the composition of other Zones includes. CGC Strike Force Team, Zone B, headed by Deputy Comptroller Olorukoobo to be assisted by 170 other Officers and Men.
While, Team Zone C has Deputy Comptroller M.A Yusuf,to strike alongside other 88 Officers and Men. And the Strike Force Headquarters team headed by Assistant Comptroller H K.Ejibunu to work with 19 other Officers and Men of the Customs.
The Strike Force team is an anti smuggling arm of the Customs set up by the Hameed Ali regime to battle smuggling activities alongside the FOUs in the zones.
The appointment of DC Shuaibu has been described as a square peg in a square hole as he is regarded as a calm,diligent, respectful and a thorough officer, who have served both at FOU, A and FOU, C, Customs Headquarters among other formations of the Service.