1 The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS), has been commended for judicious use of funds in infrastructure development and provision of other services.
2 In a statement signed by Mr Sunday James, NIS Public Relations Officer on Wednesday, the House of Representative Committee on Interior gave the commendation when it visited NIS headquarters in Abuja.
3 James said the committee was led its chairman, Rep. Nasir Zangon-Daura.
4 “We can now confidently say that we have seen how the appropriated money and donor funding for NIS is being utilised,’’ Zangon-Daura said.
5 According to him, the committee is convinced that the NIS is poised to deliver on its core mandate of border management, among other duties.
6 Responding, the Comptroller-General of NIS, Mr Muhammad Babandede, described the committee’s visit as timely.
7 According to Babandede, more than 14 projects have been completed at the service’s headquarters.
8 The NIS boss said that other completed and ongoing projects in the service’s office across the country included Flag Houses, command office complexes, transit camps and forward operational bases.
9 He said that those facilities were being put in place to enable personnel perform their duties.
10 Edited By: Johnson Eyiangho/Nyisom Fiyigon Dore