Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola today addressed Nigeria Immigration Service officers at the Rotation Ceremony of NIS Contigent of HQ 7 Division Nigerian Army Operation Lafiya Dole in Maiduguri at the Nigerian Army Forward Operation Base, Airport Road, Abuja.
He wrote: “Today, I addressed @nigeria.immigration officers at the Rotation Ceremony of NIS Contigent of HQ 7 Division Nigerian Army (@HQNigerianArmy) Operation Lafiya Dole in Maiduguri. The ceremony held at the Nigerian Army Forward Operation Base, Airport Road, Abuja.“
”During my address titled, Serving and Defending the Country with Honour, I assured the officers that their efforts and sacrifice and of those before them shall not be in vain as the Government will continue to support them and implement programmes that will support their welfare and enhance the capacity and efficiency of NIS personnel in general.”
”I also encouraged them to be the very best of the NIS and good ambassadors. I urged them to exhibit professionalism in their conducts and exude the ethos and core values of @nigeria.immigration which centers on discipline, competence, excellence, professionalism and fairness.“
“It is worthy of note that the government’s objective is to quickly and timely defeat and conclude the war against insurgency and terrorism in the North East, as well as other new emerging security challenges around the country, in order to bring everlasting peace and security of lives and properties that will usher in progress and development of the country.”
“I recognise and wholeheartedly commend the efforts of the Nigerian Military and the entire Joint Task Force operating in the North East and Nigeria in general for the great job they are doing to keep the nation safe and secured. Their sacrifice and commitment are well noted and appreciated by the Nigerian people.“
”This set of @nigimmigration officers in Batch 11 will be replacing officers in Batch 10 who recently completed their Operation Lafiya Dole tour of duty.“