Japa: Nigerian Immigration Service Sends Message to Citizens Ghosted by Dubious Officials
- The Nigerian Immigration Service is aware that some of its officers illegally collect monies from citizens to process their passports
- For this reason, the NIS on Sunday, February 12, opened some telephone lines for those who have numerous complaints to come forward with them
- The agency in a tweet on Sunday said it is on a mission to clamp down on corruption within its ranks
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Amid the craze to leave Nigeria for greener pastures abroad, the Nigerian Immigration Service has opened telephone lines to citizens who were ghosted and duped by fraudulent officials.
The NIS in a tweet on Sunday, February 12, said for those who have issues with officers of the service who illegally collected monies from them for passport application can now come forward with their complaints.
The agency added that it clamping down on corruption within the service.
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Via its Twitter page on Sunday, the NIS said:
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"This tweet and the information therein are ONLY for those who have issues with officers of the Service who illegally collected monies from them for passport application and “ghosted” them.
"We are intensifying our internal mop-up process.
"Do you have any “money” related issues with any of our officers (which we have always strongly advised against)?
"Feel free to call/send a WhatsApp message to any of the two numbers under the Service PRO section.
"We are tightening the noose on corruption within the service."
2023/2024 recruitment: Immigration opens registration portal for prospective applicants
The Nigerian Immigration Service (NIS) has announced the opening of its registration portal for prospective applicants for the 2023/2024 recruitment exercise.
Applicants were expected to get all their documents ready and ensure they meet the necessary requirements to qualify for entry.
Below is the list of vacant positions and their requirements.
Category A: Superintendent Cadre
i- Superintendent of Immigration (SI) CONPASS 11 professional (Doctors):
For this position, an applicant is expected to have a first degree in MBBS from an accredited and recognised academic institution. Similarly, the applicant must have concluded his/her national youth service corp (NYSC) and be duly certified.
ii- Deputy Superintendent of Immigration (DSI) CONPASS 10 professionals (pharmacists).