NIS Tasks Its Officers On Professionalism, Dedication To DutyFeatured, Latest News, News Monday, April 8th, 2019
…As Enugu Comptroller Bows Out Of Service
(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) has tasked its officers and men to always make professionalism and dedication to duty its watch word while serving their father land.
Assistant Comptroller – General of NIS in a charge of zone (G,) Benin, Edo state, south – south Nigeria, Mrs. Justina Ahmadu, gave the charge weekend in Enugu during the sendoff of ceremony of the outgoing Comptroller of NIS, Enugu State Command, Barrister Sam Chinda.
She noted that professionalism was the hallmark of NIS, stressing that Nigerians do not expect anything below professionalism and satisfactory service from the officers and men.
According to Mrs. Ahmadu, “As an officer or men under the immigration service you must strive to learn and know your job very well and execute it professionally and satisfactorily to members of the public.”
“The NIS had gone through lots of transformation, which has placed ap high professional standard on its officer and men. So, the service will continue to ensure that standards set are maintained and even improved on,’’ she stated.
The NIS zonal boss, however, commended Chinda for being a shining example of a professionalism and dedication while in serve.
“I have known Chinda for over two decades now, he is always passionate about the NIS job. He is a highly cultured and mannered person as well.’’.
Speaking, on behalf of staff of Enugu state Command of NIS, the Deputy Comptroller, Mr Paul Enekila, said that Chinda retirement would be felt by officers and men of the command due to his fatherly approach to issues.
Enekila, thanked God for Chinda’s successes at the command and how he had united the entire command in love and for all to pursue one purpose delivering quality service.
“it is sad that we will miss your fatherly guidance and love that you give to everyone that comes in contact with you,’’
In his remarks, Enugu State Commissioner of Police, Mr Suleiman Balarabe, said that he had known Chinda to be forthright on issues as well as being punctual in every joint security meeting in the state
The Enugu police boss, who spoke on behalf of all security and para security heads in the state, noted that the outgoing comptroller had cooperated with heads of security formations especially the police in sharing intelligence for the greater benefit of the state.
“Our brother and friend, we wish you more good health and success in any endeavour you find yourself in your retirement.’’
In a valedictory speech, Chinda noted that he had repositioned the 17 council area offices of NIS in the state as well as established a good working relationship of NIS with associations of foreign nationals in Enugu state.
He pointed out that with the help of the NIS headquarters he was able to increase the operational vehicles of the command from one to six as well as a brand new bus the state government donated to the command recently.
“I have unified the officers and men and checked rumour mongering and gossip, which most times weaken the spirit of team work and hard work.
“Made punctuality and proper dressing a must for all officers and men under the command as well as eradicated nepotism in the discharge of an official duty,’’
The outgoing comptroller, however, expressed appreciation to the officers and men of the Command for their gift of love and cooperation with him while he led the command.
Our Correspondent reports that the event was graced by government functionaries, heads of security agencies in the state, as well as friends of Barrister Chinda.
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