Njobdi Abdulmumeen, one of the most grounded and coolest custom officers at Tincan Island Port in Lagos was a year older during week. And to celebrate the day, friends, colleagues and associates of the dynamic and hardworking Chief Superintendent of Customs gathered in his office to dine and wine with him. One of the highlights of the day was the cutting of the birthday cake as well as taking of pictures.
From the pictures taken, it was evident that the gregarious officer is loved by all as many swarmed around him like bees with all smiles.
According to those who should know, Njobdi deserves all the love showered on him because he is the man of the people. He is said to be loved based on his dedication, civility, loyalty, and love for others.
In his line of duty, we learnt he has improved the sanity and security of the port by ensuring that only those who have genuine business to do at the terminal are allowed access.
Speaking about the “birthday boy,” Barr Ada Akpunonu, a connoisseur in the maritime sector and the Vice President of Association of Nigeria Licensed Customs Agent (ANLCA), Tincan, Lagos described him as a blessing to humanity. “I’m surely happy that we are someone like him in the customs, he’s committed to the service of humanity and he’s reliable, dependable and forthright. I’m happy to have met someone like him,” she said.