Tincan Customs Command Decorates Newly Promoted Officers



…As CAC Urges Them To Be More Efficient In Discharge Of Duties

Tincan Island Command of Nigeria Customs Service has decorated it’s newly promoted officers among whom are nine Deputy Comptrollers who were promoted to the rank of Comptrollers, sixteen Assistant Comptrollers promoted to Deputy Comptrollers and twenty one Chief Superintendent of Customs promoted to Assistant Comptrollers and others.

Speaking at the decoration event held at the Command on Tuesday 9th January, the Customs Area Controller ( CAC) in charge of the Command , Comptroller Dera Nnadi urged the officers to use their new ranks in helping the command to survive in its quest to meet its revenue target for the year 2024.

Comptroller Nnadi hinted that year 2024 is going to be labelled the year of stakeholders and it is going to be hanged on the shoulders of the newly promoted officers.

While urging the newly promoted officers to be proactive with innovative ideas, Nnadi advise them to use their new office for efficient service delivery instead of arrogating power or authority to themselves.

He however applaud the Comptroller General of Customs (CGC) Bashir Adewale Adeniyi for the promotion of sixty seven Comptrollers at once saying it is unprecedented.

In his words “The CG has been magnanimous enough to grant the promotion of officers who have been on the waiting list for sometimes.

“Over 67 Customs Area Controllers were promoted, that is unprecedented and It is important that the management decided to compensate them this time around.

“You are not only lucky, you are privileged, having been found academically competent, the only obligation is to mentor you and what you owe me back is service delivery.

“Therefore use your new rank to help the command to survive in the revenue target to be assigned, and while optimizing service delivery note that our stakeholders deserve to be respected” Comptroller Nnadi quipped.

Speaking to officers not yet promoted, he advised them to work harder for their own promotion, and urge them to prioritize working relationship with stakeholders.

“Those not promoted should work hard. Your rank confers service in you and not power. Whichever office that is going to be assigned to you should be seen as service and not as power” he says.

110 officers of the Tincan Island Customs Command were recently promoted by NCS management.


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