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Border Security: Borno Govt Commends Nigerian Immigration Service

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Border Security: Borno Govt Commends Nigerian Immigration Service

Border Security: Borno State Governor, Babagana Zulum has restated his commitment to enhance and provide full support to the Nigerian Immigration Service (NIS) in the state to ensure effective border management and optimal performance for improved peace.

The governor stated this on Friday when the Assistant Controller General Zone C, Sunday James in the company of the State Comptroller and some senior officers of Nigerian Immigration Service(NIS), paid a courtesy visit at Government House Maiduguri.

The governor, who was represented by the State Deputy Governor, Umar Usman Kadafur, said,” Borno State which stands on a strategic location is pivotal to engendering effective border security in the country as it borders three neighboring countries of Niger, Chad, and Cameroon.”

The governor equally pledged to assist the NIS in hosting its proposed summit in Maiduguri for the northeast region themed: “North East Border Security Summit”.

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He advised that the summit should be held in one of the Northeastern states to properly proffer and devise a mechanism and border security solutions peculiar to the region.

Earlier, the leader of the delegation, Assistant Controller General, Nigerian Immigration Service Zone C, Sunday James, poured encomiums on the state Governor for what he describes as the “untiring zeal of the Governor” to restore permanent peace in the state.

He added that he was in the state to assess the operational vim of the personnel in the state.

Other dignitaries present at the meeting were the Secretary to the State Government, Hon. Bukar Tijjani, the state controller general, and members of the state executive council among other top government functionaries.

The highlight of the event was the presentation of the award to Governor Zulum in recognition of his efforts in ensuring people-driven policies.

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