By Palma Ileye
Federal Government through the Ministry of Interior has promised to make Ministry of Interior Services available to the citizens in every part of the country.
Minister of Interior Dr. Olubunmi Tunji-Ojo according to the Ministry’s press release made the pledged on Thursday, while hosting HRH Oba Mufutau Mohammed Gbadamosi Ajabadi (I) Esuwoye (II), Olofa of Offa and HRH, Oba Sharafa Adeniyi Buhari, Onijagbo of Ijagbo, who were on courtesy visit to the Minister in his office, Abuja.
Tunji-Ojo said apart from the passport office in Offa, all other services available in the Ministry of Interior and its Agencies will be made available to Nigerians for them to enjoy the renewed hope agenda of President Bola Ahmed Tinubu.
He said, “We will ensure the services of the Ministry of Interior get everywhere in the country” stating that, it is not a rocket science to have it done.”
He assured the two Monarchs that, Offa was very key to the Government in passport administration further stating that Government was desirous of decentralising passport issuance for Nigerians to have sweet experience.
He expressed appreciation to the people of Offa for demonstrating trust to Government programs, adding that this shows that people can still have hope in Government, as he said that was the hall mark of the Renewed Hope Agenda, not just in words but in action.
Earlier in his remarks HRH Oba Mufutau Mohammed Gbadamosi Ajabadi (I) Esuwoye (II), Olofa of Offa appreciated the Minister for his dedication to duty of his father land as a true democrat.
The Monarch requested for more facilities like the Fire Training Academy in Ijagbo, a passport production centre in Offa to reduce stress and give the communities a sense of belonging and to also enjoy the dividend of democracy.
In attendance are the Permanent Secretary Dr. Aishetu Gogo Ndayako, Directors in the Ministry, CG- Immigration Caroline Wuraola Adepoju and aides to the Minister.