The Nigeria Immigration Service ( NIS) has temporarily suspended processing passport and Migrant-e-Registration.
According to the Service Public Relations Officer , DCI Sunday James ,”the current outbreak and spread of COVID-19 (Corona Virus) is indeed a global issue that deserves urgent attention and approach, considering the unprecedented health situation it portends.
” The Comptroller General of Immigration Service, Muhammad Babandede, has accordingly directed for the temporary suspension of processing of passport and Migrant e-Registration effective 23rd March – 23rd April 2020 in line with government’s directives on Restrictions on International Flight.
“Meanwhile, the Service will take advantage of this period to process all pending passport cases and the public will be informed when they are ready for collection.
“The Service regrets any inconvenience caused the general public within this period while assuring Nigerians of our continued service”.
Mr. James said in case of inquiries, members of the public should call the following numbers: 07080607900,080119753844 and 08147199908.
Philomena Ngozi Christopher-Oji was born to the family of the late Michael and Cecilia Ojeogwu of Ubulu-Uku, in Aniocha South Local Government Area, Delta State. She had her primary and secondary education in Nwanoli and Ezemu Girls College, in Ubulu-Uku, before she proceeded to the Delta State University, Abraka, where she studied English and Literary Studies.