NIS Rivers State Command Assures Expatriates ,Foreign Investors Of Safety, Flourishing Business
The Comptroller of Immigration Service(NIS) Rivers State Command James Sunday, has assured expatriates and foreign investors residing or operating one form of business or the other of safety and flourishing business before,during and after the General Elections.
Speaking with the business community through a media chat,the Comptroller emphasised the role of NIS as facilitators of residency,expatriate and work permits for non Nigerians,especially those on expatriate quota and resident permit,Special Immigrant Status(SIS) that is non Nigerians male married to Nigerian women and who must be qualified by relevant provisions for such status and are doing legitimate businesses or engagements to feel at home and continue their businesses to improve the economy and increase gainful employments for qualified Nigerians mostly youths who must have finished their national service and looking for gainful employments not to shut their doors at them nor deny them employment as far as they have the requisite qualifications.
He emphasised on granting them opportunity to learn on the job, by the understudy provisions as enshrined in the expatriate quota grant provisions that guarantees mandatory understudy programme for each quota positions for the transfer of knowledge,skills and technology.
The expatriate communities in Rivers State were assured of safety to both their investments and themselves as long as they remain law abiding and compliant with all relevant immigration laws and regulations guiding their legal stay as regular migrants and bonafide investors in Rivers and Nigeria.
The Comptroller assured them of an open door policy that guarantees smooth and seamless relationship between the NIS Rivers State Command and the investors and foreign business community in Rivers.