The Western Marine Command of Nigeria Customs Service on Wednesday 25 January 2023 received its substantive Customs Area Controller during a brief handing and taking over ceremony at the Command’s headquarters Ibafon Apapa, between the acting Customs Area Controller (CAC),
Comptroller SD Adamu and the new CAC, Comptroller O.A Salefu.
According to a statement issued by the Public Relations Officer of the Western Marine Customs Command, SC M.A Magaji, the new Area Controller called on Officers and men of the Command to join hands with him to ensure the Command continue to fulfill it’s mandate in an efficient and professional way.
He also urged Officers to see change in leadership as a constant phenomenon in their professional career and in life in general.
Comptroller Salefu who has worked in various Customs formations and departments brings with him very rich and vast operational experience cutting across Revenue, Enforcement, Valuation, Classification, ICT, Intelligence and Administration.
Before his present appointment as the CAC Western Marine Command, Comptroller Salefu was Comptroller in the Department of Strategy, Research and Policy (SR&P), NCS headquarters Abuja and was until his promotion to the rank of a Comptroller, the DC Compliance, Port Harcourt Area 2 Onne.
The CAC also asked Officers and Men of the Command to buckle up so as to improve on the existing tempo in anti smuggling operation and to build upon the achievements of past administration to achieve an increased scorecard.
He emphasized character and professionalism as sinequanon to productivity, while further urging Officers and men of the Command to make discipline and compliance their watch word.
Comptroller Salefu concluded by thanking the Comptroller General and his Management team for the faith reposed in him and promised to execute his responsibilities effectively and efficiently.