Customs Promotes 6,489 Officers.

  1. A total of 6,489 Customs Officers and Men have been promoted to higher ranks following the Nigeria Customs Service Board approval of the promotion exercise conducted last year by the Service. Those promoted include 3,095 seniors and 2,394 junior officers
  2. The promotion exercise was based on the provision of the Scheme of Service which specifies clearly the criteria for promotion of eligible officers. One of the criteria is that of the minimum educational qualification which determines movement within and across the different cadres of the Service
  3. In this exercise, 79 junior officers who have attained the requisite academic qualifications were elevated from junior cadres to the superintendent cadre; while 16 Professionals from the Medicals, Accounts and Marine Units were advanced to higher ranks, having acquired higher educational qualifications in their chosen professions. 9 others in the Inspectorate cadre are to similarly enjoy lateral transfers to the Superintendent cadre
  4. Other criteria used in the promotion exercise include availability of establishment vacancies, annual performance evaluation, performance in the Promotion Interview and the Federal Character Principle
  5. The Comptroller-General congratulate all the beneficiaries of the promotion exercise and charge them to re-dedicate themselves to the success of the on-going Reform Agenda of the Federal Government of Nigeria

DCG (Corporate Services and Economic Relations)
For: Comptroller-General of Customs

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