President Muhammadu Buhari, on Tuesday, directed the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) to enhance border surveillance and control ahead of the forthcoming general election in February.
This was contained in a statement issued in Abuja by Sola Fasure, the Media Adviser to the Minister of Interior, Rauf Aregbesola.
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Aregbesola conveyed Buhari’s directive while inaugurating the Katsina NIS Command office and Roll-Out of the enhanced e-Passport in the State.
He said, “President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered that Nigerian borders should be made impenetrable to foreign bodies who might want to come in and manipulate the election process or engage in other nefarious activities.”
According to Aregbesola, the President’s order is that between now and the period that Nigeria concludes all the elections, the NIS should make the country’s borders impregnable, even after the elections.
𝕹𝖔𝖇𝖑𝖊 𝕽𝖊𝖕𝖔𝖗𝖙𝖊𝖗𝖘 𝕸𝖊𝖉𝖎𝖆 reports that the 2023 election is less than four weeks.