The Nigerian Customs Services (NCS) has threatened to sack overweight officials.
Its Comptroller-General, Col. Hameed Ali (retd) gave the warning during the Nigerian Customs Command and Staff College graduation ceremony for its junior course in Abuja yesterday.
He advised some overweight officers of the service to get back in shape or risk losing their jobs.
Ali said: “We are going to put in place a weight level. If you go beyond a certain weight level, you will be put on probation. “If you cannot cope, we will probably get you out. Obesity should not be part of us; that is why we are called paramilitary.”
The customs boss also urged officers who are yet to key into the reformation going on in the service to do so immediately. Read more