Nigeria Immigration: ​Babandede bows out, Jere in as acting CG


Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) Comptroller General, Muhammad Babandede has ‘bowed’ out of service.

A valedictory service on Friday at the headquarters was attended by serving, retired officers as well as Babandede’s family/members and friends.

Babandede noted that tremendous changes were made under his leadership with the assistance of officers and men.

“I am very proud today. I am leaving the Service better than I met it. I have made my contributions and I pray that successive leaders will improve on what we have done,” he said.

Dr. Sam Nwosu, Dr. Tony Luka Elumelu of the ECOWAS Commission and Mr. Rafael Rois Molina of FIAPP /ATPSOM hailed Babandede for his efforts and achievements.

The former CG passed the baton of leadership to Deputy Comptroller General, Idris Isah Jere who becomes the acting CG.

Until now, Jere was in-charge of the Directorate of Finance and Accounts.

A pull-out parade for Babandede will be held on Monday, 13th September at the parade ground of the headquarters in Abuja.

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