NIS clears 60,000 backlog of passports in 4 days — Minister


FOLLOWING a directive by the Minister of Interior, Honourable Olubunmi Tunji-Ojo, the Nigerian Immigration Service (NIS) has cleared over 60,000 passport backlogs within four working days.

Tunji-Ojo confirmed this on Tuesday in Abuja while receiving the Minister of Humanitarian Affairs and Poverty Alleviation, Dr Betta Edu, on a courtesy call.

Special Adviser on Media and Publicity to the Minister of Interior, Alao Babatunde made this known in a statement made available to newsmen in Abuja.

Recall that the Minister had on Thursday last week directed the Nigeria Immigration Service to clear all pending passport applications, about 200,000 backlogs, within two weeks.

Earlier, Dr Betta…

Source: Nigerian Tribune