Paschal Emeka, Abuja | 1:50pm 1st Of June 2022
Students under the auspices of West African Students Union (WASU) have hailed the Nigeria Immigration Office (NIS), Gwagwalada office over effective service delivery.
President of the Union, Comrade Righteous Ocha stated this recently when he led some executive members of the union to confer a prestigious award of excellence on the Gwagwalada Passport Controller, PCO, Abbah Abdullahi Salihu.
He noted that the union deemed it fit to honour the Immigration officer following his contribution to the wellbeing of students and the host community just as he implored other civil servants to emulate him.
The President expressed optimism that the union would continue to partner with government agencies and parastatals whose activities promote tudents’ welfarism when the need arises.
He used the opportunity to inform the gathering that he received prompt attention of assistance when he needed passport to get back to his country of study.
Responding, the award recipient, Abdullahi Salihu expressed his leadership determination to give students preferential treatment at all times when it comes to issues of providing them passports to enable them travel to their countries of study.
He assured Nigerians and those in Diaspora quality service delivery whenever they visited Gwagwalada NIS Passport office even as he noted that the office had assisted students during the heat period of Covid19 pandemic.
CPO Salihu appreciated the Students for the honour, adding that the award would spur him to continue to contribute his quota towards promoting the image of Gwagwalada NIS office and the Nigeria Immigration Service at large.
He equally thanked his rank and file officers in the area of complementing his efforts to achieve success in coordinating activities of Gwagwalada NIS office efficiently
Gwagwalada Passport Control Officer, PCO, Abah Abdullahi Salihu (middle) in a group photograph with executive members of West African Student’s Union when they conferred on him an award of excellence in NIS office, at Gwagwalada, Abuja. Photo by Abah Onyeka.