Obasanjo retires 99 customs officials

Obasanjo also approved the retirement of 99 officers from the Customs service, considered one of the most corrupt government departments, news reports said.

He reconfirmed the appointment of Ahmed Ali Moustapha as the comptroller-general of Customs, promoted six other officials from comptroller to deputy controller-general and appointed 16 assistant comptrollers-general.

Obasanjo also approved the promotion of Bukar Ali to the post of deputy inspector-general of police and retired four assistant inspectors general, NTA reported.