Thursday, May 30Nigeria's Authoritative Maritime News Magazine


The Kwara Area Command of the Nigeria Customs Service now has a new Customs Area Controller. He is Compt. Aliyu Bello.

Compt Aliyu Bello

Compt. Bello until his new posting served at Zone A Headquarters, Lagos. He is taking over the mantle of leadership of the Command from Compt. HB Ahmed who has been redeployed to Zone D Headquarters, Bauchi.

At a brief handing over ceremony which held at the Command Headquarters, Ilorin, Kwara State, Compt. HB Ahmed appealed to officers and men of the Command to extend the same support and cooperation he enjoyed to his successor.

He thanked the Comptroller General of Customs and the management team for the opportunity extended to him to serve as Area Controller. He urged the officers to accord the incoming controller maximum support to effectively discharge the new responsibility bestowed upon him. and prayed for God’s guidance and intervention for successful tenure.

In his response, Compt. Bello promised to consolidate on the achievements of his predecessor. He appealed to officers and men of the command to intensify efforts at ensuring that maximum revenue is collected and that no effort should be spared at reducing smuggling to the barest minimum.

The new Customs Area Controller urged all officers to imbibe the culture of transparency and professionalism while discharging their responsibilities. He also warned that any act of negative conduct among officers would not be tolerated.

The new Customs chief commended the out-going CAC for taking the Command to enviable height in revenue generation and anti smuggling activities. He said he would work assiduously towards consolidating the feat attained by his predecessor and solicited for maximum support and cooperation of the officers and men of the command .