The management of the Nigeria Customs Service announced on Saturday the approval of the promotion of 357 men in the service, News About Nigeria reports.
Their promotion was made known in a statement released by the National Public Relations Officer of the service, Abdullahi Maiwada.
According to the service’s Public Relations Officer, the promotion of the junior officers was approved during the 7th NCS’s management meeting, chaired by the Comptroller General of Customs, Adewale Adeniyi.
He disclosed that those promoted were from the ranks of Customs Assistant I to Inspector of Customs.
He further explained that the full promotion list contains the names and new positions of General Duty and Support Staff personnel who excelled in the 2023 promotion exercise.
In his own words, “The breakdown of promoted officers is as follows: AIC to IC (246) GD, AIC to IC (37) SS, CAI to AIC (39) GD, CAI to AIC (27) SS, CAII to CAI (7) SS, CAIII to CAII (1) GD.”
Maiwada also congratulated the newly promoted officers on their new positions and offices, urging them to maximise the new position by working tirelessly towards achieving the service’s goals and objectives.
Also, he charged them to redouble their efforts towards ensuring that they put an end to smuggling in any form.
The Customs PRO also called on other officers to support them in their new positions and to also do their jobs well, as many other promotions would come up and only those who distinguished themselves like the promoted 357 junior officers would make it to the list.