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Nigeria Immigration Service Launches
RRS, Women Armed Squad Ahead of 2023 General Election


Ahead of the 2023 General Election, the Nigerian Immigration Service(NIS) has established Rapid Response Squad(RRS) and Immigration Women Armed Squad in preparation for contingency of lawlessness during election.

The Comptroller General of Immigration Service Isah Idris at a meeting with all State Comptrollers on Wednesday in Abuja said that efforts are in top gear to mobilize it’s personnel to secure all boarder points before, during and after election

Idris revealed that NIS has placed personnel on vigilance to ensure only eligible citizens of the Federal Republic of Nigeria participate in the electoral process, adding the confiscated voter cards and national Identification cards in the hands of arrested foreigners have since been repatriated.

The CGIS stressed that NIS is on high alert to identify, arrest and prevent foreigners from participating in the election and any possible obstruction of peaceful conduct of the election process

He however, said the Service is adequately prepared to deal with any person found contravening electoral law, warning that acts of compromise will be treated as sabotage against the nation”s security.

Idris commend the various command Comptrollers who eased out irregular migrants in their commands as a result of various immigration offences

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