- Comptrollers of the Nigeria Customs Service have been deployed to various units, departments and commands across the country
- This was announced on Tuesday, February 8, by DC T. Bomodi, deputy national PRO for the comptroller-general of customs
- Bomodi in a statement shared on the social media page of the agency said that the deployments take effect immediately
The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has announced the deployment of thirty-seven comptrollers to various units, departments and commands across the country.
Legit.ng gathered that the move was approved by the Comptroller General of Customs Col. Hameed Ibrahim Ali (Rtd.).
DCT. Bomodi, deputy national PRO, for Comptroller General of Customs, made the announcement in a statement issued on Tuesday, February 8, and shared on Facebook.
According to Bomodi, deployments take immediate effect. The officers were directed to be extremely vigilant in protecting the lives and wellbeing of Nigerians.
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Customs tighten Nigeria-Benin Republic borders
Legit.ng had earlier reported that the closure of Nigeria's land border since August 2019 was to reduce the smuggling of goods and boost agricultural production.
Some goods are smuggled into Nigeria through its land borders and NCS revealed they are not really healthy for consumption but considering the nation's population, Nigeria seems to be the dumping site of expired goods.
The fight against smuggling continues but despite the ban placed on rice imports, rice is still smuggled into Nigeria through land borders.
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In a related development, Customs announced the commencement of applications for the 2021 recruitment exercise.
Also, the online application portal for the recruitment exercise has been opened for interested persons.
To make everything simple for our readers, Legit.ng highlighted steps in which interested candidates can adopt in applying for the exercise.
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Meanwhile, NCS disclosed that the results of the Computer Based Test (CBT) for employment into 3,200 positions within the service would be released.
The spokesperson for the NCS, Joseph Attah, made the disclosure when he was contacted on phone concerning the CBT results for the recruitment exercise.
Recall that customs had on April 17, 2019, announced recruitment opportunities for 3,200 positions within the service.