Why we are upgrading Nigeria passport – Nigeria Immigration Service boss

Posted admin News 171 Views 2 Min Read
2 Min Read

The acting Comptroller General, Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) Mrs Caroline Adepoju has approved the immediate reposting of 15 passport officers in a bid to strengthen the ongoing passport reform process.

This is contained in a statement issued by the Acting Public Relations Officer, Assistant Comptroller of Immigration, Kenneth Kure on Thursday in Abuja.

Adepoju said that the NIS management was determined to upgrade the Passport administration both at home and on foreign missions.

She assured me that the service would not go back to its avowed position to make passport offices across the board to be purely Service oriented.

She named some of the affected passport offices as Alausa and Festac both in Lagos, as well as the ones in Edo, Anambra, Bayelsa, Kogi, Nassarawa, Plateau, Enugu, Abia, Kano, Taraba and Ondo, among others.

The acting CG maintained that only the best brains who have fully adopted the mantra of Service above self would henceforth be posted to sensitive places.

“This is so because our people deserve nothing short of the best, ” she said.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the posting order was signed by the Deputy Comptroller General (DCG), in charge of Human Resources, Mr Usman Babangida.

Share this Article
Posted by admin
Follow:
A group of seasoned crime reporters drawn from reputable media organisations in Nigeria. To help in creating a friendly Nigerian Police Force that meets the yearnings and aspirations of the citizens towards policing and security of lives and properties. To showcase the positive sides of the Force, as well as celebrating the great feat of police personnel, who have shown uncommon courage in the discharge of his / her responsibility. In the same vein, through objective ratiocination, identify the areas of shortcomings for corrections. We welcome you on board on this journey to build an enviable Nigeria Police Force by actively playing the role of a watch dog. Watch out for crime stories and other security titbits.
Leave a comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *