Compt Umar Pays Condolence Visit To Family Of Slain Customs Officer In Katsina

By Sylvanus Obasi, Katsina

The Customs Area Controller of Katsina Command, Comptroller Mohammed Umar, has paid a condole visit to the family of late Customs Assistant II Auwal Haruna in his native home on behalf of the Comptroller General of Customs, Bashir Adewale Adeniyi MFR, who tragically lost his life while on duty.

PLATFORMS REPORTERS gathered that during the visit to the Kayawa community in Dutsi Local Government Area of Katsina State, Comptroller Umar expressed his deepest sympathy to the family and members of the Kayawa community for the irreplaceable loss, recognising Auwal’s sacrifice in the line of duty.

He also emphasised that the Service lost a disciplined and well-dedicated officer.

Speaking further, the Area Controller assured the family of the deceased that the Service has initiated a thorough investigation to apprehend those responsible for the heinous act and would ensure justice is served.

Responding on behalf of the deceased family, the Chairman of Dutsi Local Government Area, Hon. Abdulrazzak Adamu, expressed gratitude on behalf of the deceased family members for the Service support during the challenging time and urged the Service to bring the culprits to book and ensure that justice is served.

A moment of prayer was held for the eternal peace of the fallen hero, Auwal Haruna.

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