The federal government has promised to continue to give prominence to the use of technology in fighting crimes.
This information was disclosed at the inauguration of completed projects and the launching of Telemetry magazine at the Defense Space Administration (DSA) in Abuja by the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Defense, Dr. Ibrahim Kana.
Dr. Ibrahim Kana made it known that President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration will continue to give prominence to the use of technology in fighting crimes. He also stated that the current administration saw the need for the use of technology to tighten Nigeria’s security architecture considering the volatile and complex war that the country has been facing recently and that it is well positioned and ready to take on the task, which has become very relevant given the wide range of security challenges facing the country.
According to him, the projects being commissioned are critical infrastructure that will further enhance the capacity of the administration to effectively carry out its statutory mandates, and this will contribute to victories in various theaters of operations across the country.
The Chief of Defense Staff (CDS), Gen. Lucky Irabor, who was also in attendance, said there was no doubt that the DSA holds greater goals for the Armed Forces and the nation at large.
He added that the intention of the founding fathers for the establishment of the DSA was quite laudable, and “that speaks to the great expectations that everyone is actually placing on you.”
He stated his commitment to do everything possible to support the administration and to ensure that the outcome of all their engagement would be good.
RateCaptain also acknowledges that the use of technology in fighting crime, especially financial crimes, has become increasingly important in today’s world. With the advancement of digital technologies, criminals are becoming more sophisticated and organized. As a result, it is essential for law enforcement agencies to have access to the latest tools and techniques available to combat these criminal activities.
Some of the facilities commissioned at the Defense Space Administration (DSA) complex in Abuja were a multipurpose building, cybersecurity, lacenry, geospatial intelligence fusion, a data center, an ambulance, a fire truck bay, an automatic fire hydrant, and a security outpost.
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