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Immigration CG summons officers caught in the act during unscheduled visit to Lagos airport

Immigration CG summons officers caught in the act during unscheduled visit to Lagos airport
May 28
18:32 2017

Some immigration officials accused of unprofessional conduct at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos, have been summoned by the service for “questioning and sanctions.”

Muhammad Babandede, comptroller-general of the Nigerian Immigration Service (NIS), made this known to NAN on Sunday in Abuja.

He said the officials were caught during his recent unannounced visit to the airport to monitor NIS operations at the airport.

He also said the service planned to apply “stiffer sanctions” on any officer who engages in professional misconduct.

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Babandede said the‎ measure was part of the ongoing reforms in NIS to improve service delivery as well as reposition it in line with international best practice.

“The officers had been invited to the NIS headquarters in Abuja for questioning and appropriate sanctions,” he said.

“This is to ensure that passengers are not subjected to unnecessary delays and that our services are efficient and in line with international best practice.’’

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Babandede also said his team planned to pay similar visits to all other airports/formations in the country “to rid the service of bad eggs.”

He, therefore, warned immigration officers to sit up “or get weeded out.”

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