The Comptroller General of Nigeria Immigration Service(NIS) Muhammad Babandede, today virtually decorated senior officers of NIS promoted by the Civil Defence, Correctional, Fire and Immigration Board(CDCFIB), vide a letter referenced CDCFIB/NIS/DTS/CORR/503/138.
A statement signed by the Service Public Relations Officer, Deputy Comptroller of Immigration ( DCI )Sunday James explained that the total number of senior officers promoted from CIS to ACG is 29,while 71 were promoted from DCI to CIS.
According to the NIS PRO, the number of junior officers, who were also promoted within the same period is 3,548 and 118 conversions.
He added that during the virtual decoration of 29 ACGs and 71 Comptrollers, the
Babandede congratulated the affected officers and urged them to exhibit high sense of professionalism and commitment to duty in line with the mandate of the service especially in furtherance of the Federal Government’s policy on ease of doing business.
He directed that all other officers promoted be decorated at the Zonal and Command levels and warned that any write-up by officers and men must be conveyed through official channels of the service not otherwise.
He further stated that he would empower DCGs and ACGs to take responsibility.
Directorates, he said are to receive mails meant for them and treat accordingly, adding that the EDMS is near completion and from now onward no hard copy files will be treated as all correspondence to the CGI will be treated e-based.
Babandede added that an Indian was caught abusing the expatriate
quota approval and by the CGI’s directive, he was arrested for appropriate sanctions.
A commissioner of the CDCFIB, Maj. Gen EE Bassey (rtd) in his address, advised the newly promoted officers to justify the promotion by working harder and adding value to the service.