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Immigration suspends issuance of new passports, renewals till June

The Nigeria Immigration Service has announced the nationwide suspension of issuance of new passports and renewal of old ones in the country.

AB Yarima, Deputy Comptroller General of Immigration, in a statement, disclosed that all new passports and renewals will be suspended till 1st June 2021.

Part of the statement read: “The directive is to enable the commission clear all backlogs of applications sequel to the commencement of new passport regime on 1st June 2021.

“Consequently upon the foregoing, all PCOs are therefore directed to utilise this period 17th May to 31st May to ensure that all backlogs are produced and handed over t comannad comptrollers for collection by members of the public.”

The command advised the public to observe strict compliance to the circular till further notice.

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