FORMER Minister of Police, National Security and Correctional Services, Stanley Festus Sofu yesterday handed over his ministerial portfolio to a new Minister, Moses Garu, who has taken over after the recent spate of reshuffles undertaken by DCCG.
Minister Sofu will now look after the Ministry of Infrastructure Development (MID) while Moses Garu from the Ministry of Lands, Housing and Survey to look after the Ministry of Police.
In a brief hand over note Minister Sofu informed Minister Garu of the operational status of the Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF) and the Correctional Services of Solomon Islands (CSSI), making particular reference to their progress on implementing key DCC policies.
Mr Sofu said the ministry has achieved a lot during his tenure in office and asks the new minister to move from there.
He urged the incoming Minister to continue on with the good work and make sure that those policies must be implemented.
Incoming Minister Garu said that he is happy to receive the report that will help direct the Ministry.
“I am happy with that and looking forward to do more in the ministry to provide service and security for our people of this nation,” Mr Garu said.
By LESLEY SANGA