Wednesday, 26 August 2015

BUHARI ORDERS RETRIEVAL OF DIPLOMATIC AND OFFICIAL PASSPORTS FROM UNQUALIFIED PEOPLE

Muhammadu Buhari, President, Federal Republic of Nigeria
Tectono Business Review gathered that the President the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari, has instructed the Nigeria Immigration Service to immediately recover all valid diplomatic and official passports from all persons who are unqualified to hold such documents.

Yes, this development is contained in a statement signed by the Director of Press, Federal Ministry of Interior, Yusuf Isiaka, which was made available to Tectono Business Review.

The statement reads in part: “In fulfillment of an order from the presidency, the Permanent Secretary of Federal Ministry of Interior, Mr. Abubakar Magaji, has directed the Nigeria Immigration Service to retrieve all valid diplomatic and official passports with immediate effect from all persons who are not entitled to hold such documents. The attention of the Federal Government has been drawn to the fact that some Nigerians who are not entitled to hold diplomatic and official passports are in possession of these documents.”

The statement further explained that the intention of President Buhari was to both safeguard Nigeria’s integrity in all nations and ensure law and order.