ABUJA – The Federal Government has marked a Memorandum of Understanding MoU with Euphoria Press Limited for the beginning of the creation of a solitary biometric character card for Nigerians going inside the ECOWAS sub-region. The project is worth N14.7 billion.
President Buhari with President of Togo
Gnassingbe Fraure and President of Liberia
George Weah as he arrives Togo ahead of
ECOWAS-ECCAS Summit on 29th July 2018
Talking amid the occasion Tuesday in Abuja, Minister of Interior, Abdulrahman Dambazau said the cards would have a similar shading in all part states, including definite data of the holder.
He said that there was a requirement for Nigeria to indicate Africa and the world that the country is not kidding in giving integrated service in West Africa.
according to him; “The ECOWAS Biometric ID Card is intended to supplement the exertion of the present organization in upgrading reconciliation in the sub locale. It is intended to supplant ECOWAS voyager endorsement. By chance, we simply consented to an arrangement with Interpol for security organization inside our fringes, so the ID card is intended to supplement this exertion.
“The undertaking will cost N14.7 billion for 13 million cards. By and by, fair treatment will be followed in the execution of the venture, particularly the TSA that will be utilized for the execution of the undertaking. There must likewise be steady observing and assessment for a span of the venture.
Decorates new Fire Service CG
In a related improvement, the minister has enriched AIhaji Liman Ibrahim as the new Controller General of the Federal Fire Service FFS following his appointment by President Muhammadu Buhari.
Ibrahim, until his appointment as Acting Controller General in March 2019, was the Assistant Comptroller General responsible for Policy, Regulatory and Inspectorate and the Service’s home office in Abuja.
performing the decoration, Dambazau said the government was focused on giving satisfactory administration to residents, thus the arrangement of the best individuals in initiative positions.
He said that the government has given new gear to FFS so as to guarantee effective administration conveyance and auspicious reaction to crisis circumstances