At the opening of 2016 Nigeria Immigration Service Retreat in Kano on Thursday, Danbazau said modern migration was a major area of focus in reforming operations of the ministry and NIS in view of associated socio-economic and security challenges.
The minister urged the participants at the retreat to come up with a way to resolve the issue of passport, visa and border security in the country. He also advised them to concentrate on the three main focus of the Federal Government of economy, corruption and security.
Earlier, Comptroller-General of Nigeria Immigration Service, Muhammad Babandede, had assured that he would reposition the service for greater efficiency in line with international best practices.
Babandede said that welfare and training of officers and men of the service would be pursued, stressing that the measure would go a long way in enhancing their performance.
While promising to be more proactive in addressing issues that affect the NIS, he told the participants that the retreat was aimed at better performance.Babandede assured Nigerians that the service would continue to strive to provide timely world-class services and enabling environment for its customers.