Shake-up in NIS as over 60 senior officers redeployed
By Faith Awa Maji
The Comptroller General of Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS), Isah Jere Idris, has approved a posting order of 69 senior officers to its zones and commands across the country.
The deployment is contained in an NIS circular dated 1st August, 2022 and issued to newsmen by the Service Public Relations Officer, ACI Amos Okpu.
In the posting order, eight Assistant Comptrollers General (ACG) and 61 Comptrollers of Immigration (CIS) were moved across divisions, zones and commands.
The Assistant Comptrollers General deployed include ACG KM Amao formerly the Comptroller of Ogun State Command, moved to the General Services Division at the Service Headquarters Abuja, while ACG KN Nandap formerly in-charge of the Murtala Mohammed International Airport Command Ikeja is now the head of the Combined Expatriate and Residence Permit Card Division (CERPAC) at the Service Headquarters.
Similarly, ACG Abdullahi M Usman is now the Head of the Division of Regular Migration at the Service Headquarters while ACG BN Alawode becomes the Head of Welfare and Gender and ACG EC Esedo is the Zonal Coordinator, Zone ‘D’ in Minna.
Meanwhile, ACG MA Ushie of the Document Fraud Unit has been moved to the Diplomatic/Official Passport Division while ACG ES Fagbamigbe formerly of Idi-Iroko Border Command now heads the Land Border Division at the Service Headquarters.
Some of the Comptrollers posted include Compt. AO Adesokan who has been moved from Training and Staff Development (TSD) Abuja, to the Murtala Mohammed International Airport Ikeja while the acting Principal Staff Officer (PSO) to the Comptroller General, Compt. Ahmed Mustapha becomes the new Comptroller of Kano State Command. Others include Compt. Shittu Olajire Fatai now in-charge of Border Patrol Command Lagos; Compt. Gwama Muhammad who now heads the Idi-Iroko Border Command and Compt. MM Saddiq who is now the Principal Staff Officer to the Comptroller General.
The Passport Control Officer, Ikoyi Passport Office Compt. AO Bewaji has been moved to the Service Headquarters while Compt. Michael Dike takes over as the Comptroller, Seme Border Command Lagos.
The Comptroller in-charge of Discipline is now moved to head Osun State Command while Compt. Sabo A Rano Commandant, Immigration Training School Kano is now the Comptroller of Gombe State Command. Furthermore, Compt. FD Dakat of Onne Marine Command moves to Akwa Ibom State Command to take over from Compt. GE Didel who has been moved to the Migration Directorate at the Service Headquarters among others.Follow me on: