Comptroller Bamidele Makinde, yesterday, took over the mantle of leadership from Comptroller Dera Nnadi as the new Customs Area Controller of Ogun I Area Command of Nigeria Customs Service.
Makinde was one of the Customs Comptrollers who were redeployed by the Comptroller General of Customs, Col. Hameed Ibrahim Ali (rtd) on 8th of February, 2022.
Until his appointment, Comptroller Makinde was a former Deputy Comptroller, Enforcement of Ogun I Area Command, Idiroko; Acting Area Controller of Western Marine Command, Lagos and Customs Area Controller of North Eastern Marine Command, Adamawa.
He recently bagged the prestigious (mni) award after a successful completion of a one year course at the Nigeria Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies (NIPSS), Kuru- Jos.
During the handing over address, the outgoing CAC, Comptroller Dera Nnadi welcomed the new CAC and congratulated him on his appointment.
He appreciated the officers and men of the command, sister security agencies and other critical stakeholders for their cooperation and maximum support while in office.
In his own speech, Comptroller Makinde commended the outgoing CAC for his laudable achievements and congratulated him on his nomination to attend a one year course at the prestigious NIPSS, Kuru, Jos.
He promised to consolidate on his monumental achievements in the command.
He also appreciated the presence of Heads of other security agencies and critical stakeholders at his impromptu reception and appealed for the same synergy they accorded the outgoing Controller to be extended to him.
Photo: Comptroller Dera Nnadi (Right) the outgoing Customs Area Controller, Ogun 1 Area Command handing over the flag to the incoming CAC, Comptroller Bamidele Makinde during the hand over ceremony at Idiroko yesterday.
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