The Nigeria Immigration Service and the Nigeria Correctional Service NCoS get security sector grant from BUA Group
The Nigeria Immigration Service and the Nigeria Correctional Service NCoS have been awarded security sector grant from BUA Group.
The monetary award is in recognition of the many successes recorded by the Services both nationally and internationally.
According to the Service Spokesperson Tony Akuneme in statement issued onFriday ,each of the Service was awarded N500 million from the Abdul Samad Rabiu Initiative for Africa (ASR Africa) Security Sector Support Grant.
According to Akuneme, a brief event at the NIS Headquarters in Abuja, the Comptroller General of Immigration, Isah Jere Idris, while receiving the award letter, commended the Chairman, BUA Group, Alh. Abdul Samad Rabiu, for the initiative and for recognizing the strides of the Service.
He reinterated the Service’s commitment to Nigeria as well as the global security, assuring that the delegation of ASR Africa that the grant will be effectively utilized.
In his response, the Comptroller General of Corrections, CGC,Haliru Nababa applauded the initiative and promised to make judicious use of the grant as intervention to improve on the security of Custodial Centres by adding another layer of technological surveillance that will enhance the remote monitoring frameworks.
The Nababa also said the grant will provide the service with equipment in ensuring that the security solutions cover a wider range of Custodial Centres and will reduce the chances of further attacks.
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