Thursday in Abuja approved N52 billion for the provision of electronic devices
at the country’s borders.
weekly FEC meeting presided over by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo in the State
House, the Minister of Interior, Lt. General Abdulraman Dambazzau (rtd), said
given the porous nature of the country’s borders, it is absolutely impossible
to effectively safeguard them.
technological devices could guarantee effective monitoring of the borders,
which he said necessitated the approval of N52 billion for the enablement of
the observation that our borders are very porous and diverse and that it is
impossible to man these borders physically.
very closely with other services. When it comes to response, with the air force
and the army units deployed near the borders, with the customs in terms of
smuggling, the information will be available real-time 24/7.”
project which has attained about 70 per cent completion. We also had revised
estimated cost approval last year, which also approved an extension period for