The newly inaugurated Minister of Interior,Rauf Aregbesola warns NSCDC on diverting from intelligence gathering.
Aregbesola, has charged Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, NSCDC, to focus on intelligence gathering.
The Osun State former governor explained that since NSCDC was not the lead agency in internal security, it should focus on intelligence gathering.
During his one day visit to NSCDC headquarters in Abuja on Wednesday, Aregbesola said one of his basic goals was to enhance internal security.
Aregbesola also stated that as the Minister of Interior, the Ministry under him would key into the policy of the President Muhammadu Buhari administration.
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The Minister however, revealed a three focal points of his administration to include: Security, Economic Improvement, and Transparency (SET) as the ministry agency operational structure.
“Since you are not the lead internal security agency, you must improve your intelligence gathering.
“The early warning capacity your agency provides to others will help reduce threats.
“My emphasis is on early warning part of security that will help sister agencies work better. Rather than being reactive, we will be proactive.
“We must adopt Buhari’s slogan in the way that it’s best suited for us. So, we will adopt ‘SET’ in this ministry, which means security, economic improvement and transparency,” Aregbesola said.