The five Deputy Comptrollers-General of Customs (DCGs) have submitted their notifications of voluntary disengagement from service to the Comptroller-General of Customs, Hameed Ali.
This was part of an “ongoing reorganisation of the service”, the Nigeria Customs Service said Friday.
The five officers are: John Atte, who was in charge of Finance, Administration & Technical Services; Adewuyi Akinade (Tariff & Trade); Austin Nwosu (Strategic Research & Policy); Musa Tafir (Enforcement, Investigation & Inspection) and Ibrahim Mera (Human Resource Development).
A statement from the Comptroller-General of Customs, Hameed Ali, signed by the spokesperson of the Service, Wale Adeniyi, acknowledged the acceptance of the resignations, alongside 29 other senior officials who were also retired from service.
The statement said the resignations and retirements were part of re-organization of the service.
“As part of on-going re-organization in Nigeria Customs Service, 34 Senior Officers have been retired from Service with immediate effect,” Mr. Adeniyi said in the statement on Friday.
“The re-organization of the Service is one of the core mandates of the Comptroller-General of Customs, Col. Hameed Ali (Rtd).
Three other officers of the rank of Assistant Comptroller-General were also affected.
They include the Secretary to the Nigeria Customs Board, Madu Mohammed; Zonal Coordinator Zone ‘A’, Victor Gbemudu, and Assistant Comptroller-General, (Headquarters), Bello Liman.