Mr Adewale Adeniyi has finally been confirmed as the Comptroller-General of the Nigeria Customs Service by President Bola Ahmed Tinubu.
This was contained in a Press Release issued by Willie Bassey, Director, Information for the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, on Friday.
“His Excellency President Bola Ahmed Tinubu, GCFR, has approved the confirmation of the appointment of Adewale Adeniyi (MFR) as the Comptroller-General of the Nigeria Customs Service.
“The appointment takes effect from 19th October 2023, and his tenure is in accordance with the extant provisions of the Public Service Rules (PSR),” the statement said.
Recall that Adewale Adeniyi Bashir, MFR, was appointed on 19th June 2023 as the Acting Comptroller-General of Customs, CGC, and has since embarked on the journey towards enhancing customs efficiency through international collaborations, cutting-edge technologies such as AI-driven solutions and innovative projects that are aimed at shaping the future of customs practices in Nigeria.