The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) has graduated 446 officers from the Immigration Training School in Kano.
According to a statement signed by the Service Public Relations Officer, Deputy Comptroller of Immigration(DCI), Sunday James, the officers, who recently went through the 45th Superintendent Basic Course passed out from the school today, Saturday February 6, 2021.
The Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, while congratulating the graduands, urged them to remain guided by the trainings they received as well as the agency’s rules of engagement in their conducts.
He assured that the Ministry of Interior will continue to ensure that genuine needs of all the Services under its purview including NIS are attended to, for enhanced service delivery to our various publics.
In his address, the Comptroller General of Immigration, Muhammad Babandede, informed the graduating officers that they were coming into an IT-Driven Service that places high premium on digitization, systems automation and professionalism.
He stated that the foundation for the Technology Building located at the Service Headquarters in Abuja, was laid in December 2018 and that today, the building is ready for commissioning.
Babandede said that with the completion of the building,every activity and operation in NIS will be fully automated.
“Therefore, you need to reinvent yourselves and upgrade your skills to be relevant in the NIS of today.”