By DAPO OLAWUNI
Frontline anti-smuggling czar in the Nigeria Customs Service, Comptroller A.M Adamu has taken over the reigns of leadership at the Niger/Kogi Area Command of service, one of the largest Command of the Service by land mass.
He took over from Comptroller W.A Dappa on Monday, 14th February 2022 in Minna, Niger State.
Compt. Adamu is a house-hold name in the Nigeria Customs Service as far as Enforcement duties are concerned.
His antecedents in Enforcement duties beacon on the CGC and his management to post him to Niger/Kogi Area Command.
Inna statement issued by Public Relations Officer of the Command, Deputy Supretendent of Customs N.E Tangwason, he said that until his appointment, Compt. Adamu has served as the O/C Lagos Roving under FOU Zone ‘A’, Deputy Comptroller in-charge of Enforcement for Western Marine Command-Ibafon Apapa-Lagos, Deputy Compt. in-charge of HQ Strike Force team in Zone ‘C’, Deputy Compt. at the Tincan Island Port in charge of the main gate.
In a brief handing and taking over ceremony that took place in the CAC’s office, the outgoing Customs Area Controller, Compt. W.A Dappa welcomed his friend and colleague Compt. A.M Adamu to Niger/Kogi Area Command, congratulating him on his new appointment.
Compt. Dappa thanked officers and men of the Command for the cooperation accorded him and urged them to give even more to the new Comptroller.
In his last words to Compt. Adamu, Dappa said, Niger/Kogi Area Command is a place to work as a Comptroller in the Nigeria Customs Service.
Comptroller Adamu on his part thanked the out-going Comptroller and commended him for the laudable work he has heard and seen in the Command.
The new boss promised to consolidate on CAC Dappa’s achievements and called on officers and men to accord him same cooperation they gave Compt. W.A Dappa.
Compt. Adamu said discipline will be his main concern and anti-smuggling activities shall be pursued vigorously.