Enhanced Passport : NIS Uprades Festac Passport Office 

 

Photo caption : ACG Doris Braimah addressing officers at NIS office at  Festac 

 

 

The Comptroller General of Nigeria Immigration Service(NIS) Muhammad Babandede has approved the flag off of the 7th passport office upgraded to issue enhanced passport

A statement signed by the Service Public Relations Officer, James Sunday, explained that Babandede was ably represented by the Zonal Coordinator,Zone A, Lagos Assistant Comptroller General of Immigration Service, ACG,Doris Braimah

Braimah, a woman of many plus,has distinguished herself in the Command assignments in Ogun,Lagos and now Coordinator Zone A,Lagos.

These are commands that demands a strong hearted,dedicated,highly professional and diplomatic personality with the love of the country at heart even above the service,walking in the shoes of a mentor,leader who will always refuse encomium that is personalised rather an Institutional focus leader

Today, the Institution, Nigeria Immigration Service is attaining global recognition with partnership from international development partners like the International Organisation for Migration (IOM),Koica,Swiss government,Kingdom of Netherlands, Spain etc are working side by side to emplace a global Migration Service in Africa.

The FESTAC Passport Centre is under Deputy Comptroller Adeola Adesokan a season Immigration Attachee that served meritoriously while on foreign mission before returning to Nigeria after she completed her tour of duty.

Adesokan, a versatile and articulate officer,that transformed Festac Passport office within the first two months of her resumption, curbing all acts of corruption associated with extra charges and touting by third party influence which has dented the image of the  service overtime.

With the enhanced passport, applicants are expected to apply online,pay online and approach the passport office with evidence of payment and a National Identity Number issued by NIMC,and be enrolled for their choice passport booklet either a 32 Page 5year,64 Page 5Year,64Page 10year all in the interest of Nigerians home and in the Diaspora.

The Service is advising passport applicants not to patronize touts  and ensure they pay online and not cash to help fight touting in all its passport offices across the country.

A statement signed by the Service Public Relations Officer, James Sunday

 

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