Customs Conducts Pre-Retirement Workshop for Retiring Officers

The Nigeria Customs Service has organized a 5-day pre-retirement workshop for retiring officers about to exit the service.

The Workshop is organized in  collaboration with Sean Cussons Consulting Group.The theme of the workshop, “Strategic Exit Program for Retiring Staff of Nigeria Customs Service.” started from 13th November to 17th November 2023 at the Customs conference hall in Garki, Abuja.

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Deputy Comptroller General of Customs, Greg Itoto, representative of the Comptroller-General

The pre-retirement workshop, Which mostly targets Deputy Comptrollers, aims to empower them with business ideas, investments, technological opportunities, and healthy living tips, among other aspects after leaving the service.

Deputy Comptroller-General of Customs in charge of Human Resource Development, Greg Itoto, who represented the Comptroller-General of Customs, Bashir Adewale Adeniyi, reiterated the objectives of the retirement training for the officers. He emphasized that it would significantly contribute to preparing their lives after leaving the service.

IMG 20231115 WA0024He further stated that the participants would be equipped with new ideas and strategies to assist them in availing themselves of inherent opportunities.

According to Itoto, “This workshop was designed to empower the officers of the Nigeria Customs Service and was approved by CGC Bashir Adewale Adeniyi, considering its significance in finding better ways for the retiring officers after they are relieved from the service.”

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The Deputy Comptroller-General, who affirmed the Nigeria Customs Service’s commitment to organizing such workshops for retiring officers, commended the CGC for improving employees’ social and economic well-being.

According to CGC Bashir, the Nigeria Customs Service will continue to appreciate the contributions of retired officers, considering them as critical stakeholders.

One of the participants, Deputy Comptroller Ajibola Kayode, commended the efforts of the CGC for organizing the workshop. He added that the session met their expectations in terms of preparing for life after the service. Kayode urged the service to sustain the culture of organizing such programs.

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