Connect with us

Metro

Nigeria Immigration receives 63 border security equipment donated by Canada

Published

on

The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) has received 63 border security equipment donated by Canada.

The 63 Migration Information and Data Analysis System equipment from the Canadian Government was received on Friday by the Comptroller-General of the Immigration Service, Muhammad Babandede, at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport.

While receiving the equipment, the Immigration boss said that the equipment from the Canadian Government was in furtherance of their collaboration to strengthen security and migrant information management at the borders.

READ ALSO: Germany deports 32 Nigerians for immigration offences

In a statement issued by DCI Sunday James, spokesman to the Immigration boss, Babandede, the NIS acknowledged the seamless passengers’ clearance achieved by the Service in the short period the border crossing system was installed.

“The system has been installed in many locations including airports and land borders and that the 63 new ones donated by the Canadian government through the International Organization for Migration would be utilised effectively.

“The NIS will continue to contribute to Nigeria’s security as well as the global security because a safe border in Nigeria has impact on a safer border everywhere in the world,” the statement by the Immigration boss read in part.

Join the conversation

Opinions

Support Ripples Nigeria, hold up solutions journalism

Balanced, fearless journalism driven by data comes at huge financial costs.

As a media platform, we hold leadership accountable and will not trade the right to press freedom and free speech for a piece of cake.

If you like what we do, and are ready to uphold solutions journalism, kindly donate to the Ripples Nigeria cause.

Your support would help to ensure that citizens and institutions continue to have free access to credible and reliable information for societal development.

Donate Now

Investigations