Customs CG Receives Yobe State Governor, Pledges Renewed Collaboration

The Ag. Comptroller-General of Customs, Bashir Adewale Adeniyi, has reaffirmed his resilience and commitment to collaborate with Governor Mai-Mala Buni of Yobe State to ensure the state continues to benefit from the Service.

The Ag. CGC re-assurance came on Wednesday, 9 August 2023, when he received the Governor and his entourage at the Customs Headquarters, Abuja, on a courtesy visit.

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IMG 20230809 WA0062The Customs Boss described Yobe as a strategic point of operation for the Nigeria Customs Service, adding that “Customs station is located in Geidam, and for us in Customs, Yobe is a very strategic place and critical in our operation.”

He assured the Governor that the Nigeria Customs Service would continue to engage in making significant interventions for his citizens, “we have noted your request, and it is heartwarming to recall that we have, in the past, been involved in the number of humanitarian supports to your state.” he added.

IMG 20230809 WA0063Adeniyi who further assured the Governor that he would do everything possible to fulfil the promises to render support to Yobe State Government, also urged Governor Mai-Mala Buni to assist the Service in all ramifications.

Earlier, the Governor of Yobe State, Mai-Mala Buni, congratulated the Ag. Comptroller-General of Customs, Bashir Adewale Adeniyi MFR, on his appointment, said that “We are here, first and foremost, to congratulate you and to thank you for what the service has been doing for us – and of course to ask for more collaboration.”

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He also told the CGC, “The service has given a lot of humanitarian support to the good people of Yobe State; thus, we want to appreciate your efforts and request to strengthen our relationship.”

Joshua Okoria

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