This, in his opinion, will ensure that the transformational gains recorded under the leadership of the resigned Controller General of the Service, Muhammad Babandede, are sustained and built upon.
Aregbesola announced this yesterday, speaking at the Parade Square of the NIS Headquarters in Abuja during the retreat parade of the 16th Inspector General of Immigration.
The minister, who represented President Muhammadu Buhari on the occasion, said Babandede remains one of Nigeria’s top immigration officers due to the unprecedented transformation he has brought to the agency, making Nigeria an internationally respected country and the only African country able to meet international requirements for uploading data on missing and stolen international passports to INTERPOL. to meet system.
He said: “His tenure is the most notable in the annals of the NIS because the NIS regularly publishes an annual report under him and has developed the technology building that contains all data on land, air, Saves water and all Nigeria’s borders and has developed a handbook on border management, among other things.
“The selection of the new CG is not arbitrary. It follows due process and therefore someone is advocating that this process be completed. We must commend the President for allowing due process and not just arbitrary impunity.
“He is the first CG to be solemnly ousted for having put his name into practice through his numerous reforms and huge efforts Gold. “
He said that while some of the projects the retired comptroller-general had started were still ongoing, he stated that no one would complete a project and promised that they would Project would continue if Babandede stopped, and praised him for making his job as minister less demanding.