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Missed trainings, lost promotion, customs boss warns officers – The Sun Nigeria


Of Uche UsimAbuja

From now onNigeria Customs Service (NCS) officials who avoid internal courses will lose their promotions as their career progression is now tied to their performance in capacity building efforts.

NCS Comptroller General, Mr. Hameed Ali who gave the warning during the Senior Course 6 graduation ceremony at Customs Command and Staff College, Gwagwalada on Friday advised the officers and men to avail of any capacity building program, especially now that the service is about to transform into a fully digital establishment, with the signing a few weeks ago of the customs modernization contract at 3.1 dollars. He warned them to put into practice everything they had learned.

The CGC added: “When it comes to modernization, we are making steady progress and elevating ourselves to global best practices. We recently signed the customs modernization project.

“Within three years maximum, everything will be dematerialized at customs. You must have computer knowledge. We give you the ability to upgrade and do business, communicate and interact with those buttons without which you have no place here,” he warned.

Earlier in her address, the Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning and Chairperson of the Customs Board, Ms. Zainab Ahmed, represented by the Permanent Secretary for Finance, Mr. Aliyu Ahmed, urged the Customs Directorate to expand College facilities to accommodate more staff. .

She praised the Customs leadership for designing courses that aim to boost its global competitiveness.

“I congratulate the graduates and hope they put everything they have learned to good use. The service is on the threshold of history, having signed the modernization project contract.