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JUST IN: Tinubu Makes Fresh Appointment

DCG Kemi Nanna Nandap has been appointed as the Comptroller-General of the Nigeria Immigration Service.

President Bola Tinubu approved Nandap’s appointment on Wednesday

With the approval, Nandap’s appointment takes effect from March 1, 2024.

In a statement by the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Ajuri Ngelale, Nandap takes over from Mrs. Caroline Wura-Ola Adepoju, whose term in office expires on February 29, 2024.

Until her appointment, Nandap was the Deputy Comptroller-General in charge of the Migration Directorate of the Service.

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“The President anticipates that the new Comptroller-General will deepen the ongoing reforms in the service and create a robust mechanism for efficient and dedicated service delivery to Nigerians, as well as strengthen the nation’s security through proactive and effective border security and migration management,” the statement said.

Tinubu had in December 2023 approved the appointment of Adepoju Wura-Ola as the substantive Comptroller-General of the NIS.

Wura-Ola was before the approval serving in acting capacity since June 1, 2023.

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Until her appointment, the outgoing CG was the Deputy Comptroller General in charge of the Finance and Account Directorate.

“As an NIS officer, CGI Wura-Olu, attended some trainings, including; Immigration Training School Kano, Immigration Command, and Staff College Sokoto, National Institute for Security Studies Lower Usman Dam Bwari, Abuja, and Emotional Intelligence and Transformation Leadership.

She is also a fellow of the Pass Command Course, a fellow Security Institute of Nigeria, and a Member Law Society of Upper Canada. She is happily married with children,” a statement by the Secretary of the Civil Defence, Fire, Immigration and Prisons Services Board Civil Board, Ja’afaru Ahmed, said.

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