ABUJA, Nigeria – The Minister of Interior, Dr. Olubunmi Tunji-Ojo, has expressed readiness of the Ministry to partner with the Bureau of Public Service Reforms (BPSR), in proffering effective solutions to the nation’s security challenges, especially in securing the nation’s borders.
Tunji-Ojo gave the pledge in Abuja, while receiving officials of BPSR led by its Director General Dasuki Ibrahim Arabi, who were in his office on courtesy visit.
“I am ready to actively collaborate with the Bureau of Public Service Reforms to find solutions to our security challenges.”
He further encouraged other ministries, departments, and agencies to do the same as a matter of priority.
The Minister also talked about the need to accelerate reforms in key sectors of the economy and administration as this is the right thing to do if we are desirous of finding effective solution to the pressing problems of our borders.
The Minister assured he is working seriously on efficient ways at securing Nigeria borders; saying “situations where illegal aliens easily find their ways into the country, often with fake travel documents have to be stopped.
“Nigeria can not be secured if its borders are not secured.”
Earlier, the Director General of the BPRS, Dasuki Arabi, explained that his Agency is mandated by law to initiate, coordinate and ensure full implementation of Federal Government reform policies.
He said that the partnership, cooperation, exchange of ideas, and collaboration with MDAs were necessary for the implementation and compliance of the reforms.