Abdullahi Dikko Inde Born in Musawa, in Musawa Local Government Area of Katsina State on May 11, 1960, Dikko attended the University of Dimitrov Apostle Tshenov, Suishtov, Bulgaria where he graduated with a Bachelors Degree in Economics. He also took a Masters Degree in Finance, specializing in Investment Finance from the same institution.
After a stint at the Kaduna State Audit he sat and passed the Association of National Accountants of Nigeria examination, becoming a full-fledged accountant and member of the Certified National Accountants and National Institute of Management.
Dikko enlisted in the Customs in 1988. He is married to Sadiya, a librarian and they are blessed with four children, Hadiza, Aisha, Ahmad and Abdullahi.
MFR, B.Sc, M.Sc; economist, accountant; b: May II, I960; ht: Musawa; LGA: Musawa; so: Katsina; tn: Hajia Saadiya; EDU: Musawa PrimarySchool; Musawa, 1967; Government College, Kaduna, 1974-80; University of Dimitrov Apostle Tshenov, Suishtou, Bulgaria; National Accountants of Nigeria; cr: Staff, Audit Headquarters, Kaduna State; Superintendent Cadre Nigeria Customs Service, 1988; rose through the rank; Promoted Asst. Comptroller-General, Tican Island Port, Apapa; Imo Command, Kaduna, Investigation and Inspection; Asst.Comptroller-General, Headquarters, Abuja, Badagry Area Command,, Seme Border; mm: Port Decongestion Committee, 1994; appointed to open phase II&III, Kirikiri Lighter Terminal, Ugos 2001;mm: Certified National Accountants of Nigeria, Nigeria Institute of management nh: Member of the Federal Republic; award: Best Anti-Smuggling Command of the Year, 2007; National Council of Managing Director of Licensed Customs Agents Award; International Freight Forwarders Association Award of Maritme Watch Outstanding Service Award, 2007;Highest CAC Revenue Collector of the Year, 2007; Badagry Prime Award for excellence,2007; Award of Excellence as the Bureaucrat of Peace and for Outstanding Performance, National Association of Nigerian Students, Lagos Axis; Sky times Awards for Maritime Excellence Comprising, 2008; Media Friendly Customs Officer year, Customs Revenue Strategist Award; Customs Comptroller of the year, Eminent African Leadership merits award, 2008; Top lead Media Communication Company, 2008; Evergreen National Maritime Award for Trade Facilitation, The Forum Newspaper;Award of Excellence, LASU Students Union Government; Awad for Philanthropic Service, International Relief Organization, Jeddah Kingdom of Saudi Arabia; Outstanding Personality Against Smuggling, Badagry New Generation Movement; African Icon of Our generations Award, Accolades Intemational Magazine, 2008; Leadership Gold Award for Excellence, Africa International; African Leadership Icon Merit Award, Bold News Africa International Magazine; African leaders of integrity Merit Award, Africa International News Magazine,2008; Great African Achievement Gold International Communication; Meritorious Services and Exemplary Leadership, Beema Communication Ltd,2008; Meritorious Service Award, African Choice International news Magazine; hob: jogging; off Nigeria Customs Service, Headquarters, Zone 3, Wuse, Abuja;