FG To Begin Local Production Of Passports
A memorandum of understanding, MoU has been signed by the federal government for the production of international passports in Nigeria.
The Ministry of Interior, Abdulrahman Dambazau, signed the agreement with Iris Smarts Technology Limited and the Nigeria Security, Printing and Minting PLC to begin the production of international passports in Nigeria.
Dambazau said the agreement was the right path to take.
According to him, “I am glad we have decided that it’s the right thing to do. The platform is already there, it’s only for us to key into it.
“Iris has an existing contract with the Nigerian government and they have the technology. They will work with the Nigeria Security, Printing and Minting PLC to actualise this plan,” he said.
Naija News recalls President Muhammadu Buhari recently launched the new 10-year passport with more enhanced security features for Nigerians.