EXCLUSIVE: Major Shake-Up in Customs, Yusuf Malanta, Bomai, Jybo Promoted Acting ACG’s


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There are indications that the Nigeria Customs Service has carried out a major shake-up in it’s top management hierarchy, even as some of it’s best brains in the service have now been promoted as Assistance Controller General (ACG) of customs in acting capacity.

Some of the Customs Area Controller that have now been promoted are; Apapa Customs Comptroller, Yusuf Malanta, PTML Command Controller, Suleiman Bomai, Seme Customs Command Controller, Mohammed Jibo as well as Musa MBA.

Reliable sources within the service confirmed some of the new appointment as;

Ag.DCG Abba kura ..E.I&I.
Ag.DCG Saidu G,..HRD.
Ag.ACG Musa MBA…T&T.
Ag.ACG Yusuf Malanta..ICT
Ag.ACG Jibo .ACG HQ..

However, when he was contacted, National Public Relations Officer of Nigeria Customs Service, Comptroller Timi Bomodi could not confirm the development as at press time. He however promised to get back to our correspondent.

Recall that last week, the Board of the Nigeria Customs Service had announced appointment of three Assistant Comptrollers General (ACGs) as well as the promotion of 1, 490 senior officers of General Duty and Support Staff to various ranks with effect from 1st January 2022.

The Assistant Comptrollers General whose appointments approved are ACG Greg Itotoh, ACG Festus Okun and ACG Shuaibu Ibrahim.

In a statement by the Service, the newly promoted Comptrollers include the Customs National PRO Timi Bomodi, Musa Omale, Zanna Chiroma, Stanley Nwankwo, Ajibola Odusanya, Paul Ekpenyong, Abubakar Umar, Maureen Ajuzieogu and MO Bewaji.

64 Deputy Comptrollers (DCs) promoted to Comptrollers of Customs (CCs), 128 Assistant Comptrollers (ACs) to Deputy Comptrollers (DCs), 89 Chief Superintendent of Customs (CSCs) to Assistant Comptrollers (ACs) and 220 Superintendents of Customs (SCs) to Chief Superintendent Customs (CSCs).

Others are 107 Deputy Superintendents of Customs (DSCs) promoted to Superintendents of Customs (SCs), 302 Assistant Superintendents of Customs I (ASC I) to Deputy Superintendents of Customs (DSCs), 223 Assistant Superintendents of Customs II (ASC II) to Assistant Superintendents of Customs I (ASC I) and 357 Inspectors of Customs (ICs) promoted to Assistant Superintendents of Customs II (ASC II).

The statement added that the management of Nigeria Customs earlier approved the promotion of 1, 252 men within the ranks of Inspectors and Customs Assistant cadres.

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