Comptroller Gboyega Peters of the Western Marine Command (WMC) of Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has admonished the 15 newly promoted officers and men of his command to see their promotion as an additional responsibilities on their part.
Comptrollers Peters gave the charge on Tuesday during the decoration of some promoted officers at the command.
While charging them to justify their new ranks by increasing their efforts at suppressing smuggling on the waterways, he employ them not to disappoint the service and management that dim it fit to accord them promotion, as its not a right.
He added that the time of compromise was over in the discharge of their duties saying everything must be done according to the regulations of the Service.
He told the 15 promoted officers that their levels have changed and the new ranks call for additional responsibilities.
“The Comptroller General of Customs have done well by promoting officers every year. There was a time that officers would be on same rank for nine years without promotion” he said.
He however admonished them to develop their skills in the core areas of the service like revenue generation, suppression of smuggling, among others.
Giving his comment at the decoration, Deputy Comptroller I. Ohanyere while appreciating God for the promotion, thanked the CGC , Col Hameed Ali (Rtd) and his management team that lived up to the expectations, proving that the new era is indeed truly on.
Also speaking at the decoration, the staff officer of the command, suprintendent Membis CS encouraged the newly promoted officers to have understanding in whatever they do, to show love and have the fear of God in them.
The fifteen officers decorated during the exercise include; I. Ohanyere from Assiatant Comptroller to Deputy Comptroller.
W.F Muhammed and S. O Ariyebi from Chief Supritendent of Customs to Assistant Comptroller.
A. G Musa promoted from Deputy Supritendent of Customs to Supritendent of Customs.
N. Tangwa, B. H Mohammed, C. H Anugba, U. Egwuonwu, H. O Balogun all promoted from Assistant Supritendent of Customs 1 to Deputy Supritendent of Customs.
A. Orji and A. A. Adeniyi were decorated as Assiatnt Supritendent of Customs 1 having being promoted from Assiatbt Supritendent of Customs 11.
M. Y Dansoka, A. Salisu, E.S Edeh and S. Dimka were also decorated as Assistant Supritendent of Customs 11 after they were promoted from Inspector of Customs