Comptroller Umar Assumes Duty As Western Marine Customs Area Controller

R-L, Comptroller AA Umar taking over the mantle of leadership from the DC E Ochiba in Lagos.

By Sandra Chukwunyere

Comptroller AA Umar fsi  on Monday 21 February,2022 took over from DC E.Ochiba as the substantive Customs Area Controller (CAC) of Nigeria Customs Service, Western Marine Command (WMC).


This was disclosed in a press statement signed by the Public Relations Officer of the Command ASCI Isah Suleiman.


During the handover ceremony which took place at the WMC Headquarters Ibafon-Apapa, Lagos, the outgoing Ag. CAC, Ochiba welcomed and congratulated the substantive Area Controller for his posting.

He appreciated the Officers and Men of Customs for their unwavering support and cooperation throughout his tenure and urged them to accord maximum support and cooperation to the new Area Controller.

In his remark, Comptroller AA UMAR fsi urged the Officers/Men to rededicate themselves to their statutory responsibilities.

He charged them to be disciplined and work according to the codes, procedures, departmental instructions and laws as enshrine in the Customs and Excise Management Act Cap C45 2004 as amended.


Comptroller AAUMAR fsi was among the Comptrollers who were recently redeployed on the 8 February 2022 by the Comptroller General of Customs, Col. Hameed Ibrahim Ali (Rtd).
Until his appointment, Comptroller AA UMAR fsi was the Comptroller Discipline at the Customs Headquarters, Abuja.

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