By Chidinma Chukwu
Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola has commissioned a newly constructed Ultra Modern Conference Centre for the Nigerian Immigration Service.
The Conference Centre which house a conference hall of 1, 031 capacity, Offices Spaces, Restaurants, Reception halls among others had its ground breaking ceremony in 2018.
Commissioning the building in the service headquarters at the Sauka area in Abuja, the Interior Minister said the gesture is in demonstration of his commitment to providing a conducive environment for the Service.
He commended the Comptroller General of the Nigerian Immigration Service, Muhammad Babandede and his team for conceiving such a project and noted that he was satisfied with the finishing.
In appreciation of the contributions of the Comptroller General to the service, the Interior Minister however named the building as Muhammad Babandede Conference Centre.
He implore staffs and those who require to use the edifice to ensure optimal utilization and maintenance.
In his remarks, Comptroller General of Immigration, Muhammad Babandede stated that the Centre will serve the need of the Service and the public as it will be made available for external Seminars, Conferences, Trainings and other Commercial activities with a view to making it self-sustaining.
Earlier, the Comptroller General commissioned a state-of-the art Transit Camp made up of 72 mini flats for Officers who get invited to the Service Headquarters for special assignments.