The President of Nigeria, Bola Tinubu has confirmed the appointment of Caroline Wura-Ola Adepoju as the substantive Comptroller General (CG) of the Nigerian Immigration Service (NIS).
All Nigeria Latest News reports that Adepoju conveyed the confirmation to NIS staff during the Comptroller General’s Parade held on Wednesday, November 29.
The Comptroller General (CG) told officers and personnel present at the parade that the date for her decoration would be announced in due course.
She was quoted to have said: “You may also wish to know, that through the grace of God and by the benevolence of the present government, I have been confirmed as a substantive Comptroller General of Immigration.”
Being the most senior Deputy Comptroller General (DCG), Mrs. Adepoju assumed the role of acting CG on May 29, 2023, after the retirement of CG Isah Idris Jere from the Service.
Additionally, Adepoju revealed during the Parade that certain members of the top management team, who participated in a promotion exam, have been promoted to the positions of Deputy Comptrollers General.
She added that the date of their decoration would be made known as soon as possible.
Adepoju also called on officers to observe a minute of silence in honour of members of the service who died some weeks ago in the line of duty while on their way back to the Headquarters from a trip to Kano. She enjoined them to pray that the Almighty God rest their souls in peace.
The Comptroller General (CG) announced that the parade was dedicated to the memory of fallen colleagues, emphasizing the Nigerian Immigration Service’s commitment to supporting the bereaved families. She also disclosed the establishment of an Endowment Fund within the Service to provide ongoing assistance for the well-being of the families of the deceased.