Customs officer Who Attempted Taking Over Comptroller-General’s Office Declared Mentally Unstable, Arrested

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ABUJA – There was a mild drama Monday morning at the Nigerian Customs Headquarters, Abuja, as an Assistant Comptroller ranked officer from Katsina State, Nura Dahiru, promoted himself to the rank of Deputy Comptroller General, and then, invaded the office of the CGC (Comptroller-General of Customs), Col. Hameed Ali (rtd) to take over as the new boss. See

He allegedly claimed to be carrying out a presidential order. He has since been arrested.

The Customs Public Relations Officer, Deputy Comptroller, Joseph Attah confirmed the incident in a statement sent to Sundiata Post on WhatsApp but said the officer involved is “not in the right frame of mind” and has since been taken for medical examination.

“What happened was that, an Assistant Superintendent of Customs came to the office today wearing the rank of a Deputy Comptroller General,” Attah said.

“From questions and answers that followed, it was obvious that he was not in the right frame of mind, so a Doctor was immediately invited.

“He is presently under going medical examination at the medical unit of the service,” he said.

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