FG bows to pressure, retires Immigration Boss, Jere Idris (tribuneonlineng.com)

FG bows to pressure, retires Immigration Boss, Jere Idris

Isah Jere Idris to proceed on retirement with immediate effect.

Jere has accordingly been directed to hand over the duties and responsibilities of his office to the most senior officer in the Service, pending the appointment of a substantive CG of Immigration.

The directive came following allegations in some quarters that the outgoing NIS boss was plotting another tenure extension.

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Recall that Jere has had his retirement extended from last year to April 24, 2023.

It was gathered that some officers of the Service had threatened to embark on a protest should the federal government extend the tenure of the ComptrollerGeneral again after the ongoing one year extension he was given expires on April 24.

Reacting to the development through a memo issued by the Civil Defense, Correctional, Fire and Immigration Services Board, dated 17th of April, 2023, and addressed to the NIS boss, the federal government directed him to hand over to the most senior Officer Deputy Comptroller General on or before Monday 24th April, 2023, pending Mr.

THE Federal Government has yielded to pressure and has asked the Acting ComptrollerGeneral (CG) of the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS), Mr.

Presidents appointment of a substantive Comptroller General of the Service.


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