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Ugwuanyi welcomes new Comptroller-General of Immigration



THE Comptroller General of the Nigeria Immigration Service, Muhammad Babandede, has apprised Enugu State’s Governor, Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, for “robust, proactive and transformational governance evidenced by the prevalence of unprecedented peace, security and progress across the length and breadth of the state”.

   The Comptroller was represented by Nigeria Immigration Service, Enugu Command, Joachim Olumba, at the Government House, Enugu, when they paid a courtesy visit to commend the governor for his tremendous support to all security agencies in the state.

Joachim Olumba, who resumed office recently as the Enugu State Command’s Comptroller, paid a visit to the Government House with his team to formally introduce themselves to the governor.

 Those who also went to the Government House were, The Air Officer Commanding, Ground Training Command, Nigeria Air Force, Enugu, Air Vice Marshal Frank Goodnews Okparah, and the Controller, Nigerian Correctional Service, Enugu State Command, Godwin Onokohwomomo.

 According to Olumba, “the Comptroller General has mandated me to express his profound compliments and appreciation to Your Excellency on your unprecedented accomplishments in office as well as your remarkable support to all security agencies in the state”.

 Olumba also commended Governor Ugwuanyi on his administration’s impactful rural development agenda as well as his uncommon leadership qualities, describing the governor as humble, simple, proactive and a team leader.

  “It is on good record that before the recent disruptions and distortions to the considerable peace and security pervading the South East region, Enugu State enjoyed the indisputable reputation as the safest and most peaceful state in the country. This has not changed significantly even in the face of recent highly condemnable activities of some armed bandits across the South East of Nigeria.”

  Air Vice-Marshal Okparah, while speaking, described the governor as a friend to the Nigerian Air Force, appreciated him for the partnership and the immense support his administration has been rendering to the Air Force as well as the existing peace in Enugu state.

 State Comptroller of Nigeria Correctional Service, Onokowomomo, in his address, equally applauded the governor’s resilience and assistance to the command and other security agencies in the state, saying: “Since I assumed office, I have acquainted myself through records, with your numerous interventions and contributions to the Correctional Service especially in the areas of security and welfare of staff and inmates”.

  Gov Ugwuanyi welcomed them all formally to Enugu State, assured and promised them that his administration will continue to support and collaborate with their agencies for the security and safety of the state’s residents

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