By Gom Mirian, Abuja
The Controller – General of Customs, Col. Hameed Ibrahim Ali (rtd) has approved the promotion 2,974 junior officers to their new ranks.
In a statement issued on Friday to journalists in Abuja by the Public Relations Officer, Joseph Attah the Service said the promotion was based on merit after rigorous exercise conducted.
According to Attah, A total number of eight hundred and ninety – seven Assistant Inspectors of Customs were promoted to the rank of Inspector of customs, one thousand four hundred and twenty – two custom Assistant 1 to Assistant inspector of custom, one hundred and twenty – three customs Assistant II were promoted to custom Assistant I, while Five custom Assistant III were promoted to custom Assistant II.
Similarly, in the support staff Cadre, the following were promoted ; Assistant inspector of custom were promoted to the rank of inspector of Customs, 208 customs Assistant I to Assistant Inspector of Customs, 263 customs Assistant II to custom Assistant I, while 31 custom III were promoted to Assistant II.