—Decorates 114 Officers
Comptroller Musa M.B of the Tin Can Island Command of the Nigeria Customs Service has called on the newly promoted officers to see their elevation as a call to higher responsibilities.
Musa also charged officers and men of his Command to be resourceful in the discharge of their duties by putting by showing their competent.
The Tin Can Customs boss said this during the decoration of Senior Officers of the Command who were recently promoted by the Customs Management.
According to him “Some of us has join this career in the last 20 to 25 years and definitely our aspiration is that one day we will get elevated to the next level, so what we are witnessing today is elevation to the next level, but you have to remember one thing which is very important, that elevation and promotion comes from God, eligibility considerations may have been considered, examinations written, interviews conducted, selection done and list roll out for the management consideration. Then the board approval is given and final list sent to the area.
‘It will interest you to know that a total of 114 Officers in this Command benefited from this promotions. What is special about promotion? What is special is that expectations is high, that you have been given this elevation, the service and the government expects you to perform even more.
” That is suppose to be upper most in your mind as a beneficiary of this promotion.
You have to work very hard, put in your very best, be creative and know that it’s a career. Many more considerations will come up in the future”
Consoling those officers who did not benefit from the promotions, the CAC said,
‘For those among us who have not been promoted, well, God has a way of promoting everyone. That your name is not on this promotion list does not mean that yours will not come in due time, just take it that yours is on the way.
We are all witnesses to several event that has happened where people are not promoted at their perceived right time and some are promoted, but in due time their own promotions too came. So for those whose names did not appear on this present promotion list, take it that yours will come soon and God will always reward hard work in his own way”.
Musa congratulates the promoted officers “Once more , I am tasking you to be more resourceful because I believe the government wants more from you that is why they deem it fit to elevate you to the next rank.
Expectations is very high both interms of compliance, revenue, agency’s functions, anti- smuggling activities and what have you. So as much as possible you have to put in your best”. He advise .
Giving the vote of thanks on behalf of the newly promoted officers, Deputy Comptroller Kadejo gives thanks to God, the Customs Board and the Comptroller General for making their wise decision for this added responsibility and the trust impose in them will not go in vain.
He appreciate all other stakeholders who made it to the decorations event.
A total of 114 officers comprising of 5 Deputy Comptrollers, 9 Assistant Comptrollers,23 Chief Superintendent of Customs, 16 Superintendent of Customs, 43 Deputy Superintendent of Customs and one Assistant Superintendent of Customs among them is Superintendent of Customs (SC) Uche Ejieseme, Public Relations Officer (PRO) of the Tin Can Island Customs Command benefited from the promotions .