From: Femi Oyelola, Kaduna
The Director General, Universal Postal Union, Bishir Abdulrahman Hussein, has lauded staff of the Nigerian Postal Service (NIPOST), for their commitment to services during the Covid-19 lockdown.
He stated this in his speech during the 2020 World Post Day (WPD) celebration held in Kaduna yesterday.
Speaking on the theme; “We Have Always Delivered,” the DG said the post is delivering everything from medication to education, material to critical protective gear during the times of COVID-19 pandemic.
The DG who was represented by the Kaduna Zonal Manager, Dauda Musa, added that the Postal service has a big contribution in history in the development of economic activities and businesses globally.
“The UPU paved the way for postal services and in 1948 even became an agency of the United Nations.”
According to him, WPD is a day set aside to mark the founding of the universal postal union on October 9, 1874 and the day is an opportunity to highlight the significance of postal services.