|Comptroller General of the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) Muhammad Babandede, yesterday, virtually decorated senior Officers of the Service who were recently promoted by the Civil Defence, Correctional, Fire and Immigration Board (CDCFIB), through a letter with a reference number CDCFIB/NIS/DTS/CORR/503/138.|
According to sources, the senior Officers promoted include 29 officers who were promoted from Comptroller of Immigration Service (CIS) to Assistant Comptroller General (ACG), 71 promoted from Deputy Comptroller of Immigration (DCI) to Comptroller of Immigration Service (DCI) while a total of 3,548 junior Officers were also promoted within the same period and 118 conversions.
The Comptroller General of Immigration Service, Muhammad Babandede, MFR, congratulated the affected officers and urged them to exhibit high sense of professionalism and commitment to duty in line with the mandate of the Service especially in furtherance of the Federal government’s policy on ease of doing business.
He directed that all other Officers promoted be decorated at the zonal and Command levels and warned that any write-up by officers and men must be conveyed through official channels of the Service not otherwise.
Comptroller Babandede said that he would empower DCGs and ACGs to take responsibility adding that Directorates are to receive mails meant for them and treat accordingly even as he informed that the EDMS is near completion and that from now onward no hard copy files would be treated as all correspondence to the CGI would be treated electronically.
Babandede added that an Indian was caught abusing the expatriate quota approval noting that by his directive, he was arrested for appropriate sanctions.
While giving advice to the newly promoted officers, s commissioner of the CDCFIB, Maj. Gen EE Bassey (rtd.) in his address, counselled the newly promoted officers to justify the promotion by working harder and adding value to the Service.