By Okezie Nnadi
The Nigeria customs Area Controller, Kebbi Command, Comptroller Ben Oramalugo PhD FNIM has advocated synergy among security personnel in Kebbi State.
A statement signed by the Spokesperson of the Command, CSC Nasiru Manga reads that Oramalugo made the call while paying courtesy calls to some heads of security agencies in the State.
Comptroller Oramalugo who was in company of some members of his management team to Nigeria Immigration Service, Nigeria Correctional Service and Federal Road Safety corps, Kebbi State, among others stated that he was on a familiarization tour to all the agencies in the State in order to foster existing synergy between Nigeria Customs service and other security agencies in the state.
Hestressed that the job of all security agencies is one, which is maintaining peace and order and protection of lives, adding that such cannot be achieved without cooperation and understanding among personnel of various agencies.
“We security agencies are all one family. We are like siblings. And Nigeria is our father. Even 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. But all these cannot be attained in an atmosphere of rancor among us”, he added.
The Comptroller further expressed his readiness of his officers and men to render any support if the need arises and solicited same from heads of the agencies. He also expressed his satisfaction for 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 state due to the existing synergy among security agencies in the State.