Customs in Kebbi State rejigs operational strategies :
…Harps on effective inter-agency collaboration
Apparently, the new Customs Area Controller (CAC) of Kebbi State Command, Compt Ben Oramalugo PhD, is rejigging operational strategies of the formation to enhance greater productivity. He is doing this by encouraging effective collaboration of his Command with other Security Agencies in Kebbi.
Compt Oramalugo began his advocacy for a better working synergy among security personnel with courtesy calls to some Heads of security agencies in the State.
Compt Oramalugo, who was in company of some members of his management team visited Nigeria Immigration Service, Nigeria Correctional Centre and Federal Road Safety corps, Kebbi State.
Speaking during the visit, he stated; “We are on familiarisation tour to all agencies in the State, in order to foster existing synergy between Nigeria Customs service and other security agencies in Kebbi”.
He stressed that the job of all security agencies is one, which is maintaining peace and order, as well as protection of lives, adding that such cannot be achieved without cooperation and understanding among personnel of various agencies.
His words : “We security agencies are all one family. We are like siblings and Nigeria is our father. Though the colour of our uniforms differs, our goal remains the same. That is protection of lives and properties, although we have another core responsibility as Customs officers to generate revenue for the nation. All these cannot be attained in an atmosphere of rancor among us”.
The CAC further expressed the readiness of his officers and men to render any support if the need arises. He solicited same from Heads of the agencies.
He also expressed his satisfaction about the warm reception he received in all the agencies visited.
In their various responses, the Head of the security agencies in the State assured the CAC of their unwavering support throughout his stay in Kebbi State.
The Sector Commander, Federal Road Safety Corps, Kebbi State, CC Yusuf Haruna Kiru, who is the Chairman of all Heads of security agencies in the State also assured him that the state has an enviable record of being the most peaceful place due to the existing synergy among security agencies in the State.