Immigration Comptroller-General gets tenure extension

Immigration Comptroller-General gets tenure extension

President Muhammad Buhari has approved the extension of the tenure of the Comptroller General of the Nigerian Immigration Service (NIS), Mr Isah Jere.

NIS Spokesman, Tony Akuneme, announced this in a statement on Friday in Abuja.

Akuneme stated that Jere would remain in office till May 29.

According to the statement, the approval is contained in a letter signed by Chief of Staff to President, Ibrahim Gambari.

According to him, Jere has since resumed duties at the Service Headquarters.

The tenure of the Comptroller-General initially ended on April 24.

The NewsZenith reports that Jere became the CG in September 2021 following the exit of his predecessor, Muhammad Babandede who retired the same month.


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