NIS boss orders roadblocks removed from border areas

NIS boss orders roadblocks removed from border areas

The Comptroller-General of the Nigeria Immigration Service, Martin Abeshi, has directed immigration personnel to remove roadblocks at border areas, noting that they could screen foreigners coming into the country without blocking the road with logs and disused tyres.

He also warned passport officers against issuing passports to terrorists, kidnappers and other criminals.

Handing down the warning at a meeting with senior officials including border control and passport officials on Friday at the NIS headquarters, Abuja, Abeshi admonished the officials to screen passport applicants thoroughly before issuing them Nigerian passports. Read more


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