Yobe state Governor, Hon. Mai Mala Buni CON, has assured the commitment of his administration to strengthen working relationship between the state and Nigeria Customs Service.
This was contained in a statement signed by the Director General on Press and Media affairs to Gov. Buni Malam Mamman Mohammed.
According to the release, the Governor gave the assurance during a visit to the Acting Comptroller General (ACG) of the Customs, Mr. Adewale Adeniyiin his office.
Governor Buni said as a border state, Yobe state government and the Nigeria Customs need to synergise to be proactive on security and other issues along the border.
Buni said “the government and people of Yobe state would continue to support the Nigeria Customs and other security organizations to execute their duties effectively and successfully.
He added that “While congratulating you on this well deserved appointment, l wish to assure you of our support and cooperation in Yobe state” he said.
The Acting Comptroller General Mr. Adewale Adeniyi, said “Yobe state is very strategic for our border operations.
“We will appreciate your support to enlighten the people of Yobe state especially the border communities to assist us execute our duties” Adeniyi added .
The ACG commended Gov. Buni for the visit, assuring that he would also visit the state to build on the existing relationship.
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