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NIS Promotes Service PRO, Amos Okpu, 4525 Others

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The Comptroller General of Immigration Isah Jere Idris has announced the promotion of the Service Public Relations Officer, Amos Okpu, to the rank of Deputy Comptroller of Immigration, and 4525 other Personnel of the Service who participated in the 2021 Promotion, Upgrading and Advancement exercise. The promotion is contained in a letter from the Civil Defence, Correctional, Fire and Immigration Services Board vide CDCFIB/S.33/VOLIII/54 and dated 18th August, 2022.

According to a statement obtained by the National Association of Online Security News Publishers (NAOSNP), The Comptroller General made the announcement on Friday, at the Service Headquarters while decorating some of his Personal Aides who were among the Personnel promoted.


The breakdown of the promotion is as follows:
i. a total of 145 Assistant Comptrollers of Immigration got promoted to the rank of Deputy Comptroller of Immigration;
ii. 99 Chief Superintendents of Immigration were promoted to the rank of Assistant Comptroller of Immigration;
iii. 307 Superintendents of Immigration were moved to the rank of Chief Superintendent of Immigration;
iv. while 338 Deputy Superintendents of Immigration got promoted to the rank of Superintendent of Immigration;
v. another 589 Assistant Superintendents of Immigration (I) are now Deputy Superintendents;
vi. 794 Assistant Superintendents of Immigration (II) got promoted to the rank of Assistant Superintendent of Immigration (I) while;
vii. 21 Inspectors of Immigration were promoted to Assistant Superintendents of Immigration (II).

Furthermore, whereas 1254 Personnel got advancement to the rank of Assistant Superintendent of Immigration (II), a total of 979 junior Personnel who acquired higher qualifications and demonstrated high skills and competences have also been upgraded to the rank of Assistant Superintendent of Immigration (II).

Speaking at the decoration ceremony of his personal aides, the Comptroller General commended the Minister of Interior Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola who also doubles as the chairman of the Board for his huge commitment to staff motivation. He charged the newly promoted Officers to justify their elevations through enhanced dedication and uncommon loyalty to authorities. He assured government that the Service under his watch shall continue to make useful contributions to the peace and progress of the country.

Other Officers decorated with their new ranks are the outgoing Protocol Officer to the Comptroller General MY Dutse and his successor MA Ajimobi who are now Deputy Comptrollers. Others include Mercy Gadzama, Facility Manager of the NIS Technology Building, now a Chief Superintendent, Security Detail to the CGI AO Olukoya, also promoted to the rank of Chief Superintendent as well as Tanko Godiya and Nguar Loice Titus of the Rapid Response Squad (RRS) both now Assistant Superintendents of Immigration (II).

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