The Controller General of Nigeria Immigration Service, NIS Muhammad Babandede, has described the new E-Border Project as a good Initiative that will contribute to sustainable security across the country.

Babandede stated this at the official commissioning of Sokoto State Command’s new office complex of the service by Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal.

He added that the pilot project had commenced with Illela border and in the next one year, all other 84 border post across the country would have inbuilt surveillance which will cover five kilometres radius at the border post for effective security surveillance.

On the new office complex, he said when he came on board as Immigration Boss he committed himself to establishing two commands each year.

Babandede said providing a conducive atmosphere for staff to efficiently carry out their service would improve revenue generation for the country.

He further pledged more commitments to repositioning the Immigration service through the welfare of staff, housing scheme and other incentives.

The Immigration head charged Officers to be law-abiding and shun any form of corruption either at the land borders or Airport to justified the trust reposed on them.

The Controller General applauded President Muhammad Buhari for his commitment and cooperation to Nigeria Immigration Service towards realizing its set objectives.

Commissioning the new office complex, the Sokoto State governor Aminu Waziri Tambawal also commended the Federal Government for providing such an important facilities to the Immigration service in the country.

Tambuwal said the new office complex will assist to improving the efficiency and productivity of staff in the command especially with the new equipment and devices for sustainable development.

Governor Tambuwal also applauded the Immigration Boss for using Illela border as a pilot scheme to commence e-border control.

 
NASIR MALALI