From Sani Gazas Chinade, Damaturu
Yobe State governor, Alhaji Mai Mala Buni, has assured of commitment of his administration to strengthen working relationship between the state and Nigeria Customs Service.
A statement from the Director General Press and Media to the Governor, Malam Mamman Muhammad, Buni gave the assurance when he visited the Acting Comptroller General of Customs, Mr. Adewale Adeniyi.
Governor Buni said as a border state, government in the state and the Nigeria Customs need to synergise to be proactive on security and other issues along the border.
Alhaji 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.
“While congratulating you on this well deserved appointment, l wish to assure you of our support and cooperation in Yobe State,” he said.
The Customs Acting Comptroller General, Mr. Adeniyi, said the state was 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,” Mr. Adeniyi said .
He commended Governor Buni for the visit, assuring that he would also visit the state to build on the existing relationship.