Tinubu condoles with Nigerian Customs over passing of Deputy CG, Etop Essien

Kunle Sanni

President Bola Tinubu has extended his condolences to the Nigerian Customs Service over the news of the passing of Etop Essien, the Deputy Comptroller in charge of revenue at the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS).

Tinubu in a statement issued by his spokesperson, Ajuri Ngelale on Tuesday said he received the news with profound sadness.

Deputy Comptroller Essien passed away shortly after showing signs of discomfort during a presentation before the National Assembly House Committee on Public Accounts on Tuesday.

President Tinubu also extended his heartfelt condolences to the family of Deputy Comptroller Essien, and describes his passing while on an official assignment as most distressing.

The President also commiserates with the Comptroller General of Customs, Bashir Adewale Adeniyi, as well as the officers, men, and women of the Nigeria Customs Service.

The President prays for the repose of the soul of the deceased officer and comfort for his family.

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