Comptroller Dera Nnadi has officially taken over the mantle of leadership of Ogun I Command of Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) from the former Comptroller of the area, Peter Kolo.
A statement signed by Public Relations Officer (PRO) of the Command, DSC Hammed Bukoye Oloyede, said, prior to his appointment, Comptroller Nnadi served in the Command as Deputy Comptroller in charge of Administration and was recently promoted to the rank of Comptroller of Customs.
In his handing over speech, the former Ogun I Command Comptroller commended the Comptroller General of Customs (CGC) and the entire officers of the command for giving him the opportunity and level playing ground to serve as the Area Controller of Ogun I Command.
He congratulated the new area comptroller and described his appointment as ‘a round peg in a round hole’ adding that he is rest assured that Nnadi will sustain his legacy and even build on it.
In his response, Comptroller Nnadi thank the NCS Management for finding him worthy of the position and pledged to discharge his duty with due diligence and high sense of responsibility.
He thanked the outgoing CAC for his mentorship and selfless service to the Nation while appreciated his administrative style and promised to uphold his legacy to an enviable status for the Service.
The new CAC called on all the principal officers and the entire Officers/Men of the Command to extend their loyalty and cooperation to him.
Meanwhile, Comptroller Kolo has proceeded on his three months pre-retirement leave.