Tuesday , 5 July 2022
Acting Comptroller General of Immigration (Ag.CGI), Isah Jere Idris with Regional General Manager of the Airport, Mr. Mahmud Liko Sani at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport.

Ag CGI reels out help platforms at NAIA, urges passengers to resist gratification soliciting

ACTING Comptroller General of Immigration (Ag.CGI), Isah Jere Idris  yesterday paid working visits to the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport,  Abuja and met with critical stakeholders at the Ports to discuss on possible strategies to improve the quality of service delivery at the nation’s major entry Ports.

This is just as  he has advised passengers to resist and report any instances of bribe solicitations, extortion and or any unprofessional conduct and forward such complaints to the following platforms: (i). Telephone Number: +2348021819988, Facebook/Twitter: @nigimmigration and [email protected]/[email protected]

In a statement signed by Service Public Relations and Assistant Comptroller of Immigration  Amos Okpu mnipr, the Acting Comptroller General arrived the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport Abuja at about 1015 hours and met with a cross section of the Service’s Personnel as well as Officials of other agencies at the Port. READ: Updated: Ag CG NIS visits MMIA stresses resolve to tackle unprofessional conducts; improve facilitation

He stated that his visit has become necessary following some disturbing reports of unprofessional practices by some officials of agencies at the Ports.

He stressed that he considered it very important to engage all the critical stakeholders at the Ports for frank discussions on how they can jointly put measures in place  to eradicate some sharp and inglorious practices of few Officials at the Ports that have continued to diminish the country’s image and discourage potential visitors from coming into the country.

The Ag. CGI called for enhanced cooperation and collaboration among heads of the various agencies at the Ports for a coordinated fight against Officials found to be involved in unacceptable conducts at the nation’s entry Corridors.

He advised Passengers to constantly resist, reject and report any instances of bribe solicitations, extortion and or any unprofessional conducts by any Personnel to appropriate Desks within the Ports giving them the following platforms

Responding, the Regional General Manager of the Airport, Mr. Mahmud Liko Sani, agreed no less with the Acting Comptroller General but also stressed that his agency, the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN), is seriously committed to any efforts at riding the Airports off all unprofessional conducts by Officials. He noted that recent reports of sharp practices at the Ports have been quite disturbing and must be addressed squarely by heads and Personnel of all the agencies at the Ports.

In his contribution, the Comptroller of Immigration in-Charge of the Airport, CIS Babali Mohammed assured strong commitment to professionalism by his Personnel as well improved service delivery to the people.

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