The Comptroller-General of the Nigerian Customs Service, Dikko Abdullahi, who filed in for voluntary retirement on the 3rd of August, has had his request granted by the President of the country, Buhari.
The presidential letter which was dated August 14 and personally signed by the President read:
“Dear, Alhaji D.I. Abdullahi. I write to acknowledge the receipt of your letter Ref. No. NCS/ADM/HQ/P. 35802 of 3rd August, 2015 conveying your decision to voluntarily retire from the Nigeria Customs Service with effect from Tuesday, August 18, 2015.
“I note with appreciation your services to this nation, especially as the Comptroller-General of the Nigeria Customs Service in the last six years.
“Accordingly, I hereby approve your voluntary retirement from the Nigeria Customs Service with effect from 18th of August, 2015.
“I wish you the very best in your future endeavours.
“Yours sincerely, Muhammadu Buhari.”
Dikko has said he is proud of his service to his nation as the revenue generated by the customs grew by 20% in his watch, however, a permanent replaced is yet to be announced.