Nigerians customs boss Hameed Ali gets new acting deputy, secretary to board

Nigerians customs boss Hameed Ali gets new acting deputy, secretary to board

- A new acting assistant and secretary to the head of the Nigerian Customs Service (NCS)'s boss, Comptroller-General Hameed Ibrahim Ali has been appointed

- The new appointee, Bashir Abubakar, until his appointment, was the head of post clearance audit, Zone A, Lagos

- Following his appointment, Abubakar handed leadership of his former office to Comptroller Abbah Kura

The Nigerian Customs Service (NCS) has appointed has appointed Bashir Abubakar as the acting assistant comptroller general and secretary to the board under Comptroller-General Hameed Ibrahim Ali.

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Abubakar was promoted to his new post after handing over the supervision of Apapa Area command to Comptroller Abbah Kura who is said to have been head of post clearance audit, Zone A, Lagos.

Ali, in his approval speech on the occasion of Abubakar's new appointment, urged appointees to use the development as an avenue for better service, adding that much is expected from them in the move to the country's common good.

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Meanwhile, Legit.ng reported that the NCS on Sunday, February 17, explained the situation that degenerated into the killing of a citizen of the country at the Shagamu interchange along Ijebu Ode area of Ogun state earlier in the day.

The agency denied the reports that trended earlier in the day showing that one of its officers killed a passenger for refusing to give bribe.

In the video that trended, the voice of a passenger could be heard screaming and saying the victim was killed because of N5,000 which the customs officers at the interchange demanded and which led to an altercation.

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