The newly appointed Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola has said he lacked any knowledge of how the ministry operates.
He disclosed this when he visited the ministry shortly after he was inaugurated and assigned portfolio alongside others by President Muhammadu Buhari.
While speaking at the ministry, Aregbesola said apart from stories about the ministry on the pages of the Newspaper, he had no idea of its policies and operations.
“My relationship with the ministry is distant. What I know about the ministry is what I read in the Newspapers,” he acknowledged.
He said: “I promise you a realistic, reasonable and commendable leadership”, while urging staff of the ministry to be ready for more work as he will be demanding much more from them.
Earlier in her speech, the Permanent Secretary of the ministry welcomed the minister to the ministry, adding that the ministry needed a focus person like him to lead it because of its strategic position in the security architecture of the country.