The Tincan Island Port Command Controller, of the Nigeria Customs Service, NCS, Comptroller Musa M.B.A, has challenged his newly Promoted officers/men to be responsible in the discharge of their responsibilities.
The Command received a total of 114 officers comprising of 5 Deputy Comptrollers, 9 Assistant Comptrollers, 23 Chief Superintendent of Customs, 16 Superintendent of Customs, 43 Deputy Superintendent of Customs and one Assistant Superintendent of CustomsAmong 16 Superintendent of Customs promoted is (SC) Uche Ejieseme, the Public Relations Officer (PRO) of the Tin Can Island Customs Command. Promotion, bible said come from above and it has happened with stipulated time of God. This Promotion deserves more Smiles than this: The exemplary and friendly Public Relations Officer (PRO) of the Tin Can Island Customs Command, Superintendent of Customs (SC) Uche Ejieseme wearing his new rank today, after he was decorated by his Area Controller.
Command Controller, Comptroller Musa M.B.A during the decoration of the ranks has called on the newly promoted officers to see their elevation as a call to higher responsibilities.
Further, Musa charged them to be resourceful in the discharge of their official duties. He commended the NCS during the decoration of the Senior Officers of the Command who were recently promoted by the NCS.
“Some of us has join this career in the last 20 to 25 years and definitely our aspiration is that one day we will get elevated to the next level, so what we are witnessing today is elevation to the next level, but you have to remember one thing which is very important, that elevation and promotion comes from God, eligibility considerations may have been considered, examinations written, interviews conducted, selection done and list roll out for the management consideration. Then the board approval is given and final list sent to the area”. He said.
“It will interest you to know that a total of 114 Officers in this Command benefited from these promotions. What is special about promotion? What is special is that expectations is high, that you have been given this elevation, the service and the government expects you to perform even more, that is supposed to be upper most in your mind as a beneficiary of this promotion”.
You have to work very hard, nurture it, put in your very best, work as if its your last day, be creative and know that it’s a career. Many more considerations will come up in the future.
In addition, he showed concern about those officers/men that did not benefit from the promotions as he put it “For those among us who have not been promoted, well, God has a way of promoting everyone. That your name is not on this promotion list does not mean that yours will not come in due time, just take it that yours is on the way.
We are all witnesses to several event that has happened where people are not promoted at their perceived right time and some are promoted, but in due time their own promotions too came. So for those whose names did not appear on this present promotion list, take it that yours will come soon and God will always reward hard work in his own way”.
Comptroller Musa congratulates the promoted officers “Once more, and urged them to be more resourceful because, the Service, their families and the government wants more from them that is why they deem it fit to elevate you to the next rank.
Expectations is very high both in terms of compliance, revenue, agency’s functions, anti- smuggling activities and what have you. So as much as possible you have to put in your best.
He finally charged all officers and men of his Command to be resourceful in the discharge of their official duties.