Dele Ogbodo in Abuja
President Muhammadu Buhari, on Tuesday approved the appointment of Mr. Mohammed Babandede, as the Comptroller General of the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS).
In a statement signed by the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Interior, Bassey Okon Akpanyung, in Abuja, said the appointment took effect from 15th of this month.
Until his appointment, the new Comptroller General was a Deputy Comptroller General (DCG) of the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) headquarters.
The statement revealed: “He replaces Mr. Martin Kure Abeshi, who retired from the service at the end of his tenure.
The appointment of Mohammed Babandede took effect from 15th May 2016.”