Nigeria Immigration Service Promotes 7,000 Staff and Implements Reassignments for Operational Enhancement

Nigeria Immigration Service Promotes 7,000 Staff and Implements Reassignments for Operational Enhancement

…By Enitan Thompson for TDPel Media. The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) has recently promoted 7,000 of its staff members to higher ranks, demonstrating the organization’s commitment to recognizing and rewarding the efforts of its employees.


This promotion encompasses both senior officers who successfully passed regular examinations and junior staff who obtained additional qualifications.

Announcement from the Immigration Board

The promotion news was conveyed to the staff through a letter from Alhaji Jafaru Ahmed, the Secretary of the Immigration, Civil Defense, Correctional, and Fire Service Board.

This official correspondence highlighted the significant number of staff members who were elevated to higher positions within the NIS.


Details from the NIS Public Relations Officer

Mr. Kenneth Kure, the Acting Public Relations Officer of the NIS, shared further details regarding the promotions.

He confirmed that the promotion list included personnel from various levels within the organization.

Additionally, Mr. Kure himself was among those who received a well-deserved promotion.

Reassignments by the Acting Comptroller General

In addition to the promotions, the Acting Comptroller General of NIS, Wuraola Adepoju, has undertaken a series of reassignments within the service.

Twelve Comptrollers have been reassigned to different states, including the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Kano, Jigawa, Ondo, Ogun, and the Mfum Border Control, among others.


These reassignments aim to optimize operational efficiency and enhance the performance of the NIS across various regions.

Notable Appointments and Address to Personnel

Among the reassignments, Tony Akuneme, the former Service spokesperson, has been appointed as the Comptroller for the FCT Command, highlighting his capabilities and trust within the organization.

Furthermore, Comptroller Joseph Dada has been named the new Principal Staff Officer to the Comptroller General, assuming a crucial role in supporting the overall management.

During a recent address to the NIS personnel, Acting Comptroller General Wuraola Adepoju emphasized the importance of upholding the organization’s reputation above personal interests.

She reassured the officers that their welfare would be a top priority, and future promotions would be strictly based on seniority, ensuring a fair and transparent process.



The recent promotions and reassignments within the Nigeria Immigration Service signify the organization’s commitment to recognizing and developing its talented workforce.

By prioritizing the reputation of the job and the welfare of its personnel, the NIS aims to enhance its operational effectiveness and ensure a fair and merit-based promotion system in the future.

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