Comptroller Dera Nnadi, on Monday, took over the mantle of leadership of Ogun I command of Nigeria Customs Service from Comptroller Peter Kolo in a brief ceremony held at the Conference Room of the command.
Compt. Dera Nnadi prior to his appointment had 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, Compt. Peter Kolo thanked the Comptroller General of Customs and the entire Management for giving him the opportunity and level playing ground to serve as the Area Controller of Ogun I Command.
He expressed his gratitude to the principal and entire officers for their unflinching support and cooperation.
He congratulated the new CAC and described his appointment as a round peg in a round hole. He added that he is rest assured that he will sustain his legacy and even build on it. He prayed and wished him well in his new assignment.
In his response, Compt. Dera Nnadi thanked 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 appreciating his administrative style and promised to uphold his legacy to an enviable status for the Service. He wished the outgone CAC a happy and peaceful retirement.
He called on all the principal officers and the entire Officers and Men of the command to extend their loyalty and cooperation to him.
Compt. Peter Kolo has proceeded on his three months pre-retirement leave.
Photo: Compt. Dera Nnadi (left) receiving the symbol of authority from the outgone CAC, Compt. Peter Kolo (right) during the handing over ceremony at the command on Monday.
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