The Minister of Interior and Chairman of the Civil Defence, Correctional, Fire and Immigration Services Board (CDCFIB) , Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, has celebrated the Secretary/ Director of the CDCFIB Hajiya Aisha Rufai on her dedication and commitment to service that has resulted in the excellent remodeling and beautiful edifice that is being commissioned.
Aregbesola stated this while Commissioning and inspecting the remodeled Board Secretariat, Board and Conference Room at the CDCFIB Complex in Abuja.
According to the Minister, “we are here to celebrate dedication and commitment of Hajiya Aisha Rufai, the Secretary of the CDCFIB Services Board.
”This goes to show that the Office of the Head of the Civil Service of the Federation has resource personnel of which Hajiya Aisha Rufai is an example. The Minister hopes that among these dedicated staff, the Civil Service of the Federation may wish to assign higher responsibility.”
Speaking further, Aregbesola said that, “a well befitting working environment motivates officers to be more productive, putting in their best the Minister stressed.”
The Minister also noted that whatever transformation we see today is as a result of Mrs. Rufai’s commitment to make the best use of the little resource within her disposal, in his words, Aregbesola said of Hajiya Rufai “She has taken a Camel through the eye of a needle” that is, she has achieved so much from very little and l commend her.
Aregbesola also opined that the future of our society depends on women because of their Leadership qualities, dedication and capacity of commitment to responsibility which women possess as exemplified in Mrs Rufai, this is a role model of innate inspiration, dedication and commitment of women in Nigeria.
Earlier in her welcome remarks the Secretary/Director of the Board, Hajiya Aisha Rufai commended the Minister and Chairman of the Board, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, the Chairman House Committee on Interior. Hon. Sani Zangon Daura, the Perm. Sec. Dr. Shuaib Belgore, the CGs of the four Agencies under the Ministry’s supervision and the entire Interior staff that made it possible to bring the remodeling of this building project to this beautiful edifice standing before all in Nigeria.
The Permanent Secretary, Dr. Shuaib Belgore in his own address noted that it was a difficult struggle sourcing for funds to ensure that this project is completed within the stipulated time, it is also worthy of note that most of the jobs were done through direct Labour to cut cost due to the lean fund available.
“What we have seen here is evidence of good work and l therefore heartily congratulate the Minister of Interior , all the Board Members that made this a reality.”
Special personalities at the event amongst others are the Chairman House Committee on Interior, Hon. Sani Zangon Daura, all the four CGs of Agencies in the Interior Ministry, Commissioner of the Board in charge of Appointment & Discipline, Brigadier General Emmanuel Bassey Etim (retd), Directors in the Ministry and other senior officers.