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Nigeria: FG Cancels Controversial Recruitment Into Nigeria Immigration Service

MRS ROSE C. UZOMA ALLEGEDLY ENMESHED IN RECRUITMENT SCANDAL AT THE NISFollowing allegations of skewed recruitment in favour of applicants from certain section of the country and non-advertisement of its recruitment process, the Minister of Interior, Comrade Abba Moro has directed the immediate cancellation of the ongoing recruitment exercise into the Nigeria Immigration Service.

In a statement issued by his Special Adviser on Media, George Udoh, the Minister stated that “following apparent controversy trailing the ongoing recruitment exercise in Nigeria Immigration Service the responsible  thing to do is to cancel the exercise until a more transparent, acceptable and efficable platform is established to enlist qualified Nigerians into the service.”

Comrade Moro directed further that all appointment letters  issued and documentation carried out stand cancelled until the Civil Defence immigration and Prisons Service board, meet to consider the waiver granted the Nigeria Immigration Service to recruit men and women into the service.

It would be recalled that the Controller General of the Nigeria Immigration Service, Mrs Rosemary Chinyere Uzoma, who has just three months to the expiration of her tenure, while defending the secret recruitment exercise into the service at the insistence of the House of Representatives Committee on Federal Character, said, the decision was taken so as not to unknowingly recruit terrorists into the highly sensitive organization.

Anthony-Claret Onwutalobi
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