By Kingsley Unah
The National Public Relations Officer of Nigeria Customs Service, Chief Suprintendant of Customs, Abdullahi Aliyu Maiwada, has been honoured with the prestigious ‘Spokeperson of the year Award, organized by Spokeperson’s Digest, a division of Image Merchant Public Relations.
The event which took place in Abuja, attended by distinguished Personalities from all walks of life, Showcased Maiwada’s exceptional public relations prowess and unwavering dedication and commitment to the Nigerian Customs Service, discribing him as a ‘generational Public Relations tactician’.
In an exclusive post-award interview with NCBN Correspondents, the regivulnated award winner, shared insights into the driving force behind his success.
His statement partly reads “This accolade not only acknowledges my dedication but also inspires me to elevate my contributions further. My motivation comes from a deep passion for my work and the unwavering support of my dedicated team”.
Known for his doged and dynamic leadership style, CSC Maiwada attributed the success to the collaborative efforts of his staff whom he described as ‘Second to None’.
Adding,” Today’s recognition is a testament to the collective efforts of my team, serving as a motivational force to strive for excellence”.
Speaking further, Maiwada expressed gratitude for the multivational guidance he enjoys from the Conptroller General of Customs Bashir Adewale Adeniyi MFR and his management team whom he believe are the wings he is mounting to fly, combined with the guidance from elders, friends and well wishers and his team.
The Prolific PRO was recognized not just for his professional expertize but also for his commitment to mentorship of younger officers. He prayed the organizers to continue to recognize, appreciate and reward excellence especially media practitioners and agencies for improved Service delivery.
Closing, Maiwada extended his gratitude to the Assistant Conptroller General of Customs Adeogun Alajogun for his unwavering support to the unit a department he also supervise.
The Controller General Adepoju was represented by his Assistant ACGC Adeogun Alajogun.