The Nigeria Customs Services (NCS), Seme Area Command on Monday witnessed change of baton, as the recent appointments and deployment of some higher ranking officers brings in Comptroller Bello Mohammed Jibo to the Area.
The outgoing Acting Customs Area Controller, Deputy Comptroller Chedi Dalha Wada in a brief ceremony that took place in the Area Controller’s Office at Seme- krake Joint Border post, handed over the mantle of leadership of the command to Comptroller Bello Mohammed Jibo.
In his farewell address, Deputy Comptroller Chedi Wada thanked the Comptroller General of the Nigeria Customs services, and the entire Management team for the opportunity to serve as Area Controller in acting capacity.
He urged officers to accord the incoming Controller maximum support to effectively discharge the new responsibility bestowed upon him. He prayed for God’s guidance and intervention for a successful tenure.
The new Seme Customs boss congratulated and commended the outgoing Acting Customs Area Controller for a successful tenure and wished him best of luck.
He disclosed that with the ongoing border drill exercise and Covid-19 lock down order, the task of effectively securing the border remained his utmost priority.
He solicited for the maximum support and cooperation of the officers and men of the command to effectively manage the affairs of the command towards suppression of smuggling and other trans-border crimes to the barest minimum.