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NIS begins acceptance of new passport applications




The Oyo State Command of the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) says it has began accepting purposes for brand spanking new passports within the state.


The command’s comptroller, Safiya Mohammed, introduced this on Tuesday, in Ibadan, the state capital, at a send-off for Usman Babangida, the outgoing comptroller, NAN studies.

Mohammed mentioned the command has began receiving new purposes, in keeping with a directive by the NIS’ Comptroller-Basic, Muhammad Babandede.

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“The company had suspended new purposes for passports to clear the backlog of passport purposes that have been obtained.

“One of many priorities of the CG is the processing and immediate supply of passports to candidates. He informed me to see that the backlog is cleared.

“Additionally, the command over the weekend labored in a single day, and we have been in a position to produce over 3,000 passports out of the backlog.

“That is to offer room for brand spanking new candidates to be attended to. New purposes began at 12 midnight on Tuesday,” she mentioned.

She additional thanked the outgoing comptroller for the precedents he set within the command, describing him as a devoted and hardworking man.

Recall that the NIS had suspended contemporary passport purposes to clear a backlog of purposes obtained earlier than Could 17.

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