FG to officially launch new immigration regulation

Minister of Interior, Abdulrahman Dambazau will on Monday officially launch the new Immigration Regulations.

Sunday James, the spokesperson for the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) disclosed this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria on Saturday in Abuja.‎

“The honourable Minister of Interior, Lt.-Gen. Abdulrahman Dambazau, (retired) will officially present the Immigration Regulations 2017 to the public on Monday, March, 20, 2017.

“The Immigration Regulations 2017 is a vital document that operationalises the Immigration Act 2015 and provides the legal framework for the effective implementation of the Act,” he said.

He said the new immigration regulation was a result of deliberations with legal and migratory experts.

James expressed optimism that the document, if properly implemented, would go a long way in transforming the operations of NIS in line with international best practices.

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