Reopening Of Borders: Babandede Directs NIS Heads On Immediate Compliance

Comptroller General, Nigeria Immigration Service, Babandede


The Comptroller General of Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) Muhammadu Babandede has directed heads of NIS formations at the four designated authorised Border Posts reopened by the Federal Government to comply with the directive.
It will be recalled that the land border posts, which include Seme(South-West), Illela (North-West), Maigatari ( North-East) and Mfum (South-South) were reopened by the Federal Government on Monday in the first phase, since the closure of land borders onthe 20th August,2019.
Babandede, in a release by the national public relations officer Sunday James, a Deputy Comptroller asked the heads of the posts to remove restrictions of human movements while avoiding unethical practices and unprofessional conducts.
” All persons entering or exiting the country must hold valid travel
documents as prescribed in the Immigration Act,2015 and to observe COVID-19 protocols.
The Service also enjoins the travellers to pass through only these four designated authorized border posts pending the opening of the others”, the release reads.


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