MMIA Comptroller Immigration bows out of service, urges officers to be vigilant, committed
The Comptroller, Nigeria Immigration Service, NIS, Murtala Mohammed International Airport, Lagos, Abdullahi Dalhatu has called on the officers of the service to be vigilant especially in the face of emerging global terrorism.
Mr. Dalhatu who made the call at an event to celebrate his retirement after 35 years of service said, they must be committed to duty and work hard to successfully carry out their assigned responsibilities.
He harped on loyalty and patience.”There are three things that if you imbibe you AI succeed in life, one patience, pray to God to bless you with patience, I believe it worked for me, two, be loyal where ever you find yourself, be loyal to constituted authority, be loyal to your superiors, show commitment and dedication to duty”.
Airport Manager, MMIA, Mrs. Victoria Shinaba described the retiring NIS Comptroller as a team player who had contributed in no small way to the security and sanity currently being enjoyed at the airport.
“We had very nice working relationship, he is a gentleman to the core, someone that believes in teamwork, someone that believes in getting things done and doing it the right way”.
Other heads of security agencies at the airport applauded the humility of the retiring comptroller immigration and brotherly relationship with them.
“Truly, the comptroller has imparted us positively, am not of the immigration but I have learnt a lot from him. He is an approachable somebody, very humble, very friendly, this goes to say that synergy pays and this was paid possible by no other person than A. Abdullahi”.
Five officers of the NIS also retired along side Mr. Dalhatu.
Highlights of the event was the presentation of gifts to the retiring officers by stakeholders.