Nigeria Immigration Service Demotes 14 Officers And Penalizes 22 Others For Corruption

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The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) has demoted 14 officers and penalized 22 others for corruption.

NIS spokesman, Tony Akuneme disclosed this in a statement issued yesterday in Abuja, saying four were dismissed while 14 were demoted for various offenses for which they appeared before the Orderly Room Trial Committee of the Service.

Akuneme added that four other personnel were discharged and acquitted, while two were redeployed to other locations; a move, which he said was part of measures to ensure optimal service delivery to Nigerians.

He further restated  the Comptroller General of Immigration, Isah Idris’s assurance that there are no sacred cows in the Service as all offenders would be sanctioned.

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