NEAPS: Customs’ CG, Adeniyi  receives Presidential outstanding revenue collection award

Comptroller-General of Customs (CGC), Adewale Adeniyi, has been honoured with the outstanding Revenue Collection award at the Nigeria Excellence Award in Public Service (NEAPS) by President Bola Tinubu.

The Customs Spokesperson, Abdullahi Mawaida, made this known in a statement made available to newsmen  in Lagos on Sunday.

The award was bestowed on Adeniyi on July 6 at the Banquet Hall of the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

The award was in recognition of his significant achievements in revenue generation since his appointment as Comptroller-General of Customs in June 2023.

President Tinubu, who was represented by the Vice President, Senator Kashim Shettima, said: “The awards are about embedding a culture of recognition and reward in the public service ethos.

“Public institutions are not personal enterprises and public servants are employees of the Nigerian people.”

In an interview after receiving the award, CGC Adeniyi was delighted and affirmed his commitment to advancing Nigeria’s economy through revenue collection and trade facilitation.nn

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