By; AYO OJEDOKUN, Lagos
Comptroller Bello Jibo of the Nigeria Customs Service, Seme Area Command, has called on the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Lagos Council to address the issue of quack Journalists around the Same Border Area.
He made the call during a courtesy visit by the Executive members of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) Lagos Council led by the Chairman, Mr Adeleye Ajayi.
Jibo, urged the Lagos Council Chairman to take members’ welfare seriously.
He said that the agency was willing to partner with NUJ In the area of Training.
According to Comptroller Jibo, this is just the beginning of a new dawn with NUJ Lagos Council.
The comptroller appreciated the level of support the Seme Area Command had enjoyed from the community as he described the Seme/Badagry border as the most peaceful and busiest border in Nigeria
“The Endsars protests did not disturb the activities and operations of the Agency during the heat of the movement” the comptroller added
On his part, the Chairman, NUJ Lagos Council, Mr Adeleye Ajayi described the visit as a home-coming, having covered the maritime beat.
He commended the Nigeria Customs Service for exceeding the N1trillion target in spite of the economic crisis emanating from the COVID-19 pandemic
The chairman assured the Comptroller regular publicty for the Nigeria Customs Service.
He lauded the Customs’ Initiative on Joint Inspection with other sister agencies.
Ajayi solicited the assistance toward completion of the union’s secretariat, saying that plans were in top gear to seek insurance schemes and affordable housing for members.