The acting Comptroller General of the Nigeria Immigration Service, Caroline Wura-Ola Adepoju has officially presented fleet buses to personnel of the service to ease their transportation expenses amidst hike in the price of petroleum and cost of transportation.
A statement e-signed by Assistant Controller of Immigration Kenneth Kure of the Public Relations Unit for the CGI, said the initiative was part of her dedicated welfare package plans aimed at improving the lives of personnel.
At a brief ceremony held at the NIS Service Headquarters in Abuja, on Monday, Mrs. Adepoju emphasized the importance of supporting and uplifting the welfare of the personnel, recognizing their dedicated service to the nation.
“The provision of these buses is expected to ameliorate the financial challenges posed by the recent increase in transport fare and ensure a more comfortable and affordable commuting experience for our staff” she said.
The acting CGI revealed that additional buses were already being procured to cover major routes within Abuja and expressed her commitment to extending the initiative State Commands across the country.
Ag. CGI Wura-Ola Adepoju admonished the bus drivers to uphold the highest level of commitment and diligence in their duties as she emphasized the importance of adhering to the speed limit of 60km/h, ensuring the safety and security of the personnel during their travels.
She further called upon all officers and men of the Nigeria Immigration Service to personally take responsibility for the proper maintenance and care of the provided buses.
“This collective effort will ensure the longevity of the vehicles and enable the NIS to sustain this beneficial initiative in the long term” she added.