Customs begins recruitment exercise 


The Nigeria Customs Service, NCS, has announced the commencement of its recruitment exercise.

The exercise which will commence on Wednesday night, according to the Comptroller General of the NCS, Col Hameed Ali (rtd), will be carried out for three weeks.

Ali said having secured the approval of the Federal Executive Council (FEC), the organisation would be seeking to recruit 3,200 officers and men to fill existing vacancies.

The Customs added that the organisation will comply with requirements of the Federal Character Commission, FCC, saying the recruitment would be conducted to fill 800 spaces in the Support Staff for Superintendent Cadre, while 2,400 spaces would be for Customs Inspector and Customs Assistant Cadre in the General Duty category.

According to him “Details of the recruitment exercise would be carried by seven national dailies from Wednesday, while a web portal for applications,, had been created as a sub-domain of the NCS website.

“We are determined to conduct an exercise that is credible, fair and transparent. We will deploy all machinery within our powers to ensure that the integrity of the exercise is not compromised.

“I want to reiterate that the portal for this exercise can only be accessed through the official service website where no fees will be demanded.”


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