The Comptroller General of Customs, Col. Hameed Ibrahim Ali (Rtd) has approved the promotion of 1,561 Junior Officers to various ranks.The promotion which is based on the performances of the personnel at the 2016 promotion examination, annual performance evaluation scores, seniority and available of vacancies at various ranks was released after a thorough vetting to ensure strict adherence to public service promotion guidelines.
A breakdown of the promotion is as follows:
S/NO RANK GENERAL DUTY (GD) SUPPORT
STAFF (SS) TOTAL NO. OF OFFICERS PROMOTED
S/N RANK GD SS TOTAL
1 Assistant Inspector of Customs to Inspector of Customs 32 13 45
2 Customs Assistant I to Senior Customs Assistant 510 53 563
3 Customs Assistant II to Customs Assistant I 432 218 650
4 Senior Customs Assistant to Chief Customs Assistant NIL 5 5
5 Customs Assistant III to Customs Assistant II 4 294 298
35 other Junior Personnel were upgraded as a result of additional qualifications.
While congratulating the affected Officers, the CGC urged them to see their promotions as a call to higher duties especially at this time when much is expected from the NCS.
He said, all affected Officers and Men of the Service must work hard to secure the borders as well as collect maximum revenue for the Government to meet the yearnings of Nigerians.
Ag. Public Relations Officer
For: Comptroller-General of Customs