By Innocent Orok
Comptroller Joseph Attah, National Public Relations Officer (NPRO) of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) and Comptroller AA Oloyede of the Customs Headquarters ICT department were among the 37 Comptrollers newly redeployed to Commands and Units of the Service.
This was contained in a press statement issued by Deputy Comptroller T. Bomodi, Deputy National Public Relations Officer of the Service, it reads:
“The Comptroller General of Customs Col. Hameed Ibrahim Ali (Rtd.) has approved the deployment of 37 Comptrollers to various Units, Departments and Commands across the country. In postings released yesterday the 7th of February, he charged the newly posted Comptrollers to justify the confidence reposed in them by NCS Management by bringing to bear their years of experience and training in trade facilitation and anti-smuggling activities on their new assignment.
“Among those deployed are Comptroller A.A.S. Oloyede who shall be moving from ICT/MOD to Tin Can Island Port Command, Comptroller SI Bomoi to FCT Command, while Comptroller Joseph Oboshi Attah will assume the office of Area Controller in Kebbi Command.
“Other postings are Comptroller BA Jaiyeoba to Oyo/Osun Command, Comptroller A Dappa-Williams to Eastern Marine Command, Comptroller MA Umar Kano/Jigawa, Compt. KC Egwuh ICT/MOD, Comptroller LM Mark Enugu/Anambra/Ebonyi, Comptroller T Tachio CTC Kano, Comptroller AA Umar Western Marine, Comptroller M Dansakwa North Eastern Marine, Comptroller AC Ayalogu T & T and Comptroller KD Ilesanmi will assume duty as Controller Board among others.
“Given the enormous expectations of government regarding revenue generation in the current year, the Comptroller General reiterated the need for all Area Controllers and Unit heads to take full charge of the affairs of their Commands by ensuring absolute compliance with extant fiscal policies while leveraging on the efficient management of data to optimize trade facilitation and revenue collection.
“Furthermore, the CGC directed all officers to be extremely vigilant in protecting the lives and wellbeing of Nigerians by ensuring the full fortification of our borders against the incursion of smugglers and other cross border criminals”, the statement concludes.
The deployments take immediate effect.