Good hope is rising for junior officers of the Nigeria Customs Service as the Comptroller General of the Customs, Col. Hameed Ali has approved the promotion of 2,974 junior officers to new next ranks.
In a statement released on Friday, National Public Relations Officer of Customs, Mr. Joseph Attah said the promotions were based on merit and not favoritism.
Attah in the breakdown of the promotions said a total of 897 Assistant Inspectors were promoted to inspectors; 1,426 Customs Assistant 1 promoted to Inspectors; 123 Customs Assistant 11 promoted to Customs Assistant 1; 5 Customs Assistant 111 promoted to Customs Assistant 11.
The statement added that in the support staff cadre 21 Assistant Inspectors of Customs were promoted to the rank of Inspector of Customs ; 208 Customs Assistant to Assistant Inspectors; 263 Customs Access 11 to Customs Assistant 1 and 31 Customs Assistant 111 to Customs Assistant 1
It said:”While giving his approval for the release of the promotions, the CGC congratulated all promoted personnel and expressed the hope that these elevations will serve as motivation to effectively discharge their duties” .