FG launches border security strategies

The Federal Government has ordered the Nigeria Immigration Service to enforce strict implementation of the new Border Management Strategy that was unveiled in Lagos on Friday.

Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, gave the directives at the Comptroller-General Management Retreat, 2019 and launching of the Border Management Strategy Document.

The minister said, “The primary role of the Immigration Service is the security of the border and migration management. No unwanted, suspicious and criminal person must be allowed entry into our nation just as we are to prevent the exit from Nigeria of all known domestic real felons and or domestic potential felons from leaving Nigeria to tarnish our image abroad.”

The minister observed further that technology and transparency remained paramount for efficient and effective border security management.



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