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Comptroller Daniyan Takes Charge At PTML

……Vows To Enhance Revenue Collection and Trade Facilitation



Comptroller General of Customs, Bashir Adewale Adeniyi has deployed Comptroller Tenny Mankini Daniyan to the Port Terminal Multiservices Limited Command as Customs Area Controller following the recent elevation of the former immediate past CAC, Saidu Abba Yusuf to the rank of Assistant Comptroller General(ACG) of Customs.

Cablenews24 reports that speaking at a brief handover ceremony on Friday, Comptroller Daniyan promised to fully implement the provisions of the Nigeria Customs Service Act(NCSA) 2023 by ensuring maximum revenue collection and enhanced trade facilitation

Comptroller Daniyan ,while addressing a gathering of officers and stakeholders,said the command will step up strategies to prevent revenue leakages in the drive to achieve government economic goal through the NCS

This Online News Medium understands that the new CAC also promised to leverage on his long standing experience and robust interaction he garnered in PTML over the years where he had served as Deputy Comptroller (DC) in charge of revenue.

On trade facilitation, he urged stakeholders to be compliant by making sincere declarations and paying their duties on time to build a track record of integrity if they must enjoy the many opportunities being created by the CGC.

In line with the policy thrust of the Comptroller General of Customs, Comptroller Daniyan promised to build on the existing customs community relations through regular stakeholder engagements and promote other programmes like the Time Release Study (TRS).

He said the command will work to achieve migration of compliatnt stakeholders to the Authorised Economic Operator (AEO) status and guide them on how to benefit from the Advanced Ruling scheme put in place by the CGC

ACG Yusuf thanked the CGC for the morale boosting leadership he has been providing for the NCS and described his successor as a very competent officer that will take the command higher in all areas.

He expressed optimism that all the achievements recorded under him will be surpassed under Daniyan. He also described the deployments being made by the CGC as strategic and properly thought out

The ACG also solicited for increased cooperation of all the importers, licensed customs agents, freight forwarders and the management of Grimaldi with the new CAC.

ACG Yusuf has assumed office in the Human Resources Department of the NCS Headquarters

As a seasoned customs officer, Comptroller Daniyan has worked at several areas and successfully served in various positions within the service. He has also attended courses and served as an instructor/lecturer in the service training institution.

He worked in Sokoto, Kebbi, Apapa, Borno/Yobe and has served in the Tariff and Trade Department of the NCS Headquarters. He also served on the valuation seat of the Murtala Mohammed Airport Command (MMAC); Port Harcourt Area ll Command, Once and the Federal Operations Unit(FOU) , Zone B as DC Revenue.

As part of his tour of duty, posting took him to FOU Zone A as DC Revenue before he was deployed to PTML holding same position before he was moved to Tin Can Island Port(TCIP) Command.

From TCIP, he moved to the Post Clearance Audit seat of MMAC where he was promoted to the rank of Comptroller of Customs (CC). As a Comptroller, he served as Controller ICT at Zone A headquarters; Controller Modernisation in Abuja before his recent deployment as Controller PTML Command.

The new CAC PTML is an alumnus of Bendel State University (now Ambrose Alli University) Ekpoma, Edo State, where he bagged a Bachelor of Science Degree in Architecture. He holds a Masters Degree in Architecture from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka and another Masters in Facilities Management from the University of Lagos, Akoka.

He has attended courses on valuation, classification, price search, document preparation and has participated in Operation Haske Biu at the Armed Forces Command and Staff College, Jaji Kaduna State.

As a way of imparting knowledge in younger officers, Comptroller Daniyan served as instructor for new customs recruits for the 2009,2011 and 2012 sets

Comptroller Daniyan, a member of the Nigeria Institute of Architects(MNIA),is married with chldren and likes playing football, chess and golf.


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