Bauchi 30- Bed Ultra-modern Hospital Will Enhance Customs’ Officers Welfare, Says CG

Customs CG, Adewale Adeniyi, speaking at the groundbreaking of the Bauchi 30- Bed Ultra-modern Hospital .

.As He Performs Groundbreaking Ceremony

The Comptroller-General of Customs (CGC), Adewale Adeniyi, has said that the 30-Bed Ultra-modern Reference Hospital in Bauchi will enhance  the welfare of customs officers and the local community


He said this , while performing   the  groundbreaking ceremony for the  hospital, donated by  Abdul Samad Rabiu (ASR) Initiative for Africa in Bauchi.


The  CGC expressed profound gratitude to the ASR Initiative, for their generous contribution, saying the Customs , “We are happy to be a recipient of this great project. It will immensely help our officers and the entire community,”


The groundbreaking ceremony marks a significant milestone in the NCS’s efforts to enhance the welfare of its personnel and contribute to the community’s well-being, reflecting the strong partnership between the Nigeria Customs Service and the ASR Initiative for Africa.


Dr. Ubong Udoh, CEO of the ASR Initiative for Africa, extended his appreciation to CGC Adeniyi for honouring his commitment by attending the ceremony. He highlighted the enduring nature of the partnership between the ASR Initiative and the NCS, noting the limitless potential of their collaborative efforts. “I believe the potential of what we can achieve as partners is limitless,” Dr. Udoh remarked.


Hon. Tanko Dutse, representing the local community, thanked the CGC for supporting the NCS office in Bauchi. He acknowledged the office’s positive impact on security and other local issues.


“The community and state at large appreciate the presence of the NCS. This hospital will allow our people who lack the means to access other medical facilities to receive necessary healthcare. We appeal for more of such Corporate Social Responsibilities,” he said.


Architect Muktar Aliyu, the project manager,  assured attendees of the hospital’s potential to revolutionise healthcare services in the area. “This 30-bed ultra-modern hospital is a commitment to healthcare and the community’s future. Together, we can build a legacy of resilience and quality healthcare,” he stated.


In a separate engagement, the CGC addressed the officers and men serving in  Zone  D Headquarters, Bauchi/Gombe Area Command and Federal Operations Unit Zone D, “I am here to encourage you to do more by effectively discharging the statutory functions of NCS in this Zone. Make sure you utilise the opportunity at your disposal to improve yourselves intellectually in preparation for future challenges. ”