There is a fresh beginning in the Ogun 1 Command of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) as Comptroller Dera Nnadi has taken the mantle of leadership from the incumbent, Comptroller Peter Kolo.
The change of guard which took place at the conference room of the command headquarters was witnessed by officers and men of the command.
It is on record that prior to his elevation, Nnadi who was at various times, the Public Relations Officer (PRO) of NCS, Apapa Area Command, Lagos was the Deputy Comptroller in charge of Administration in the command.
He was recently promoted to the rank of Comptroller of Customs by the Customs High Command, Abuja.
In his handing over speech, Kolo thanks the Comptroller General of Customs (CGC), Colonel Hameed Ali (retired) and the entire management of NCS 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 prays and wishes him well in his new endeavor.
Nnadi in his response hailed the NCS management of NCS 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. He appreciated his administrative style and promised to uphold his legacy to an enviable status for the service. He wishes him 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.