The Adamawa State Governor, Ahmadu Fintiri, has received a distinguished merit award from the Nigerian Immigration Service, in Yola on Friday.
The award which was bestowed by the outgoing Immigration Controller in charge of the command, Malam Mohammed Falali, was in recognition of Fintiri’s selfless service to humanity and unmatched track record of achievements.
According to Falali, Fintiri’s administration has been regularly supportive of security agencies, especially the Immigration Service in critical matters desirous of his attention.
Highlighting major areas where the governor had positively affected the agency, Falali said the governor had performed exceptionally in the provision of infrastructure, youth empowerment, healthcare delivery, agriculture, education and security.
The News Agency of Nigeria reported that, in his remarks, the Chief of Staff to Adamawa governor, Maxwell Gidado, on behalf of the governor, commended the NIS for finding the governor worthy of recognition.
He also promised the state government’s continued support towards security agencies, by boosting their morale and giving them audience when required.