The Minister of Interior, Dr Olubunmi Tunji-Ojo, says the era of talkshots is over, adding that “appointees must try to work the talk”.
Tunji-Ojo made this known while delivering a keynote address at a breakfast meeting as a Special Guest, organised by Business Day in Abuja.
“I have no excuse whatsoever not to secure the nation’s borders. President Bola Tinubu to solve problems.
“We must walk the talk as commit to the present administration’s slogan of Renewed Hope,” he said.
Tunji-Ojo added that any nation that cannot secure its borders its military, Police and other security personnel would always be over pressured, stating further that the ability to control your borders reduces insecurity by more than 70 percent.
He contended that the Ministry of Interior is very integral to any nation, adding;” beyond passport issuance, he would not want to be remembered as Minister that solves passport problems, because there are bigger things to solve”.
Tunji-Ojo stated, “also any country that cannot critically analyse, dictates and determine who comes in who goes out of its country is prone to insecurity”
He said Nigeria borders with Cameroon, Niger, Chard and Benin Republic spanning over 450,050km both by land and coastal areas.
It was reported that the ‘Renewed Hope Agenda”, outlines goals for greater economic growth in cities and rural communities, an economy of double-digit GDP growth, greater food security with a strengthened manufacturing base, as well as an active digital economy where young people will have ample space to fulfill their dreams and aspirations.