President Bola Tinubu has officially confirmed the appointment of Adewale Adeniyi as the Comptroller-General (CG) of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS).
This development comes after almost four months of Adeniyi assuming the role of the CG in an acting capacity.
In a statement released by the Director of Information, Office of Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Willie Bassey, on Friday, October 20, 2023, it was announced that Adeniyi’s appointment took effect from October 19, 2023.
Bassey emphasized that the decision was in line with the extant provisions of the Public Service Rules (PSR), underscoring President Tinubu’s confidence in Adeniyi’s capabilities to fulfill the responsibilities of the role.
The statement by Bassey read, “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 President tasks him to bring his wealth of experience to bear on his new assignment.”