The Federal Government has sought the assistance of the United States to introduce modern technology to secure the nation’s porous borders as well as assist in tackling the current security challenge in the country.
Minister of Interior, Abba Moro, who said this during a meeting with security experts from the US in Abuja on Tuesday,expressed the government’s readiness to acquire modern technologies that would help the country secure its wide borders from infiltration.
This was as the Inspector- General of Police, Mohammed Abubakar, solicited the continued assistance of the international community in the fight against insurgency and other forms of criminalities in the country.
Abubakar made the appeal at his maiden meeting with the security Attaches of more than 40 foreign embassies in the country at the Force Headquarters.
The minister noted that terrorists have learnt to evade the traditional systems of detection and expressed government’s willingness to use every available resource to prevent evil-minded foreign elements from causing havoc in the country.
He told a visiting delegation of security experts from the US who presented proposals for the installation of comprehensive border control equipment, that Nigeria would bevery glad to partner with any friendly country with workable solutions to the nation’s current security challenge.