Comptroller Oramalugo Visits Oyo State Police Commissioner, Others, Seeks To Strengthen Already Existing Relationship


In the unwavering commitment to further improve the already existing cordial relationship and strengthening collaboration with other security agencies within Oyo State, the Customs Area Controller of the Oyo/Osun Area Command, Comptroller Ben Oramalugo paid a courtesy visit to the Commissioner of Police, Oyo State, CP Adebola Hamzat  on Friday at the Police Headquarters in Oyo State.

During the visit, Comptroller Oramalugo gave a brief history about the establishment of the Nigeria Police Force and the core functions the agency is saddled with. In this light he pointed out that when all security agencies within the State and the Country at large, understand the respective mandates and core functions of each security agency, all forms of rivalry would be curbed easily.

The Customs Area Controller elaborated the core mandates of Nigeria Customs Service, as encompassing Revenue Generation, Trade Facilitation and Suppression of smuggling. He emphasized the need for the Oyo/Osun Command of the Nigeria Customs Service to seek increase collaboration, strengthen the synergy with Nigeria Police Force, Oyo State Command in fulfilling its mandates within the State.

The Commissioner of Police, Oyo State, CP Adebola Hamzat, in his response welcomed the Customs Area Controller to Oyo State, He expressed his appreciation for the visit and assured the Customs Area Controller of his commitment to collaborate and further strengthen the already existing relationship between both security agencies.

CP Hamzat highlighted various reforms that had happened in the Nigeria Police Force and how it has made the Police Force more robust and capable to perform its duties to other security agencies and citizens of the Country in general. 

He assured him that there was no need for rivalry between security agencies, as every security agency serves the great nation Nigeria while equally wishing the Customs Area Controller a successful tour of duty in the State.

Comptroller Ben Oramalugo also visited the Oyo State Commands of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC, Department of State Security, DSS, Nigeria Airforce Station, NAF, Nigeria Immigration Service, NIS and Nigerian Correctional Service, NCoS and respective Heads of agencies all assured him of their commitment and readiness to ensure increased collaboration and improved cordial relationship for better service delivery by all security agencies in the State.

Photo: (L-R): Comptroller Ben Oramalugo, Customs Area Controller, Oyo/Osun command and CP Adebola Hamzat, Commissioner of Police, Oyo State Police Command during the visit Friday.

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