Abuja - All five Deputy Comptroller General of the Nigeria Customs Service have tendered their resignation, Premium Times reports.
The senior officers who jointly wrote a one-page letter said they were all unanimously and voluntarily resigning from the service of the Nigeria Customs Service having risen to their current position.
The officers were billed to proceed on annual leave but they opted to unanimously resign.
There are a total of six Deputy Comptroller-Generals in the Nigeria Customs, but it was gathered that the sixth one had earlier retired.
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Before now, the five Deputy Comptroller-Generals were briefly posted to Zonal Offices to work with the Assistant Comptroller-Generals. After they came back from the assignment, they were given letters to proceed on a schedule of annual leave.
It will be recalled that President Muhammadu Buhari appointed Hameed Ali, a retired colonel, as the comptroller general of Nigerian Customs Service on Thursday, August 28.
- News 24