Nigeria Immigration Service begins recruitment exercise
The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) has declared to start their recruitment exercise.
According to a press statement on Monday, the Civil Defense, Correctional Fire, and Immigration Services Board approved to begin the NIS 2019/2020 recruitment exercise.
Of all the 45,323 people that sat for the Computer Based Test, 6,105 people have been shortlisted by the board to attend the final screening of credentials and physical fitness.
The shortlisted candidates will be invited for the screening through text and emails on Monday, May 10, 2021.
Applicants are instructed to check the NIS official website for their names and screening details; examination venue and procedures for the recruitment exercise.
Chosen candidates are to print out their invitation slips which will be used to admit them into the screening location.
As indicated by the statement, the screening will begin May 24, 2021, and does not attract any payment.
Applicants are additionally urged to present any complaints and report to the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Crimes Commission (ICPC) or the Nigeria Immigration Service website.
The statement signed by the Director/Secretary of the CDCFIB, Aisha Ahmed Rufai, stated that applicants whose names do not show up on the website should not visit the screening exercise locations.
The Nigeria Immigration Service was extracted from the Nigeria Police in August, 1958. It is the government agency that has been charged with the responsibility of migration management in Nigeria.
Its mission is to strengthen the security and prosperity of Nigeria through proactive, effective and efficient border security and migration management.
NIS is responsible for the control of persons entering or leaving Nigeria, the issuance of travel documents to bona fide Nigerians in and outside Nigeria, among others.
Muhammed Babandede is the Comptroller General of the Nigeria Immigration Service.