The Association of Maritime Journalists of Nigeria (AMJON) has sent a message of congratulation the newly appointed Comptroller General of the Nigeria Customs Service, Adewale Adeniyi.
The association in a congratulatory letter addressed to Ag. Controller-General, Nigeria Customs Service, Adewale Adeniyi, said his appointment by President Tinubu is a clear case of selection of a round peg for a round hole.
AMJON in the letter signed by its president, Paul Ogbuokiri described Ag. CGC Adeniyi as thoroughbred professional that has the capacity and know-how to steer the ship of the Nigeria Customs Service under the new Customs and Excise Management Act (CEMA) and E-Customs project successfully to the anchor.
The letter titled Congratulatory Message, reads in part: “We in AMJON have no iota of doubt in our minds about your ability to succeed in this onerous leadership task trusted on you by the President and Commander-in-Chief of the Nigerian Armed Forces, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, and we want to assure you of our cooperation and total support as we hope that you will reciprocate same by carrying us along in all your programmes and policies”.
A statement by the Secretary General of AMJON, Segun Oladipupo noted that Ag. CGC Adeniyi’s appointment was announced by President Bola Tinubu on June 19, 2023 and was recently decorated by the Vice President Kashim Shettima.
Oladipupo further stated that AMJON, which have maintained a robust relationship with the Nigeria Customs Service over the years believes that the emergence of CGC Adeniyi who was the longest serving Public Relations Officer of the Service, will change the narrative in Customs.
reiterated the commitment of AMJON to collaborate with the Service in promoting Customs processes and procedures to promote trade facilitation and international trade.