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Nw: 110,000 uncollected passports in our custody, says NIS

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The Nigeria Immigration Carrier (NIS) on Thursday acknowledged that it has an total of 110,000 uncollected worldwide passports in the 36 states including FCT.

The NIS spokesperson, Tony Akuneme disclosed this in a assertion in Abuja.

Akuneme acknowledged the Comptroller-Traditional, Isa Jere had dispatched Assistant Comptrollers Traditional to the assorted zones to ensure all uncollected passports were disbursed to their householders.

“Nigerians are equally told to switch to the passport workplaces the put they applied for passports and check,” he acknowledged.

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Akuneme extra told passport applicants not to wrestle via third parties to discontinue a long way from extend in the processing of their functions.

“We chanced on that over 60% passport functions are carried out by third parties who input unsuitable contact recordsdata for his or her “customers”.

“So, we attend Nigerians to endeavour to compile their passport functions by themselves and to contact us the utilization of any of our mediums,” he acknowledged.


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