The new Customs Area Controller, Kebbi Command, Comptroller Ben Oramalugo has called for cooperation among security personnel in Kebbi State. He made the call on Tuesday while paying courtesy calls on 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 said he was on the tour to strengthen existing cooperation between Nigeria Customs service and other security agencies in the state.
According to him, 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 CAC 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.