The Minister of Interior, Rauf Aregbesola, on Tuesday, launched a five-year strategic plan for the Ministry and its Services/Board to tackle insecurity in the country.
In a statement by Afonja Fatai Ajibola, the spokesman of the ministry, the Minister said the Ministry of Interior is integral to the national security and prosperity of the country.
He said these are done through the four services – the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) which monitors comings and goings at the country’s borders, ensuring[b] that those who are likely to harm Nigerians and their welfare from outside are kept at bay.[/b]
The Minister stated further that the Nigeria Security Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), complements the police and other law enforcement agencies in combating crime and intelligence gathering, while the Nigeria Correctional Service (NCoS), keeps custody of those lawfully sentenced or awaiting trial.