The Comptroller General of Customs, CGC, of Nigeria Customs Service, NCS, Hameed Ali, has said that the service would open its portal for the recruitment of 3,200 officers and men to fill existing vacancies.
Mr Ali, who was represented by the acting Deputy Comptroller General, DCG, Human Resources Development, Sanusi Umar, during a press briefing at the NCS headquarters in Abuja on Tuesday, said the portal would be opened by 12:00am of Wednesday up till the next three weeks.
According to him, the recruitment exercise got the approval of the Federal Executive Council, FEC, and is in compliance with requirements of the Federal Character Commission, FCC.
“We are actively engaged with the Commission to ensure that the process will earn a certificate of compliance on merit,” he noted.
Mr Umar added that the recruitment will be conducted to fill 800 space in the Support Staff for Superintendent Cadre category, while the 2,400 space will go for Customs Inspector and Customs Assistant Cadre in the General Duty category.
According to him, a web portal for applications has been created as a sub-domain of the NCS website.
He gave the sub-site to be www.vacancy.customs.gov.ng adding that it will be opened for three weeks.
“We are determined to conduct an exercise that is credible, fair and transparent. We will deploy all machineries within our powers to ensure that the integrity of the exercise is not compromised.”