Di Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) don order di suspension of receiving and processing new passport applications inside all passport offices all ova di kontri till June 1st 2021.
Di comptroller General of Immigration Service, Muhammad Babandede announce di suspension wen im dey decorate NIS senior officers wey dem promote.
Oga Babandede use di opportunity to announce di mata.
Why Nigeria Immigration Service suspend Issuance of Passport?
According to di statement by Sunday James wey be di Service Public Relations Officer for Comptroller General of Immigration, di stopping of di passport processing na to clear di existing backlog wey dey ground.
According to di CG of di service, dem wan use di time to allow for clearance of every Passport application wey dem don receive before 17th of May 2021.
E add say dem go send Task Force to Passport offices to clear di backlog.
Di Nigeria Immigration Service dey expect di new passport regime to begin on di 1st of June 2021, for dem to fit get delivery period of 6 weeks from di date of submission of applications if all di documents wey applicant submit dey complete.