MINISTER of Interior, Gen.
Abdulrahman Bello Dambazau
(rtd) yesterday decorated
16 newly promoted Deputy
Comptrollers-General in
three Para-military services
of Immigration, Prisons and
Nigeria Security and Civil
Defence Corps, NSCDC.
It could be recalled that
recently the Civil Defence, Fire,
Immigration and Prisons Board
had announced the promotion
of 16 senior officers in three
para-military services.
Five Assistant Comptrollers-
General of Immigration
were elevated to Deputy
Comptrollers-General, five
ACGs were promoted to DCGs
in the civil defence and six
ACGs were also elevated to
DCGs in the prisons service.
Decorating the officers, the
minister tasked the newly
promoted senior officers
on implementation of all
government policies to the
Speaking further, he called on
them to live up to expectation
especially in making sure
they tackle the challenges in
the issuance passport to a
“You are aware that we
have a lot challenges in our
efforts towards reforms in your
various services. In the Nigeria
Immigration Service for
instance, we have challenges
in the issuance of passports but
we have passports available
and you must make sure that
Nigerians get them”.
Dambazau also drew the
attention of both the prisons
service and the NSCDC to a
memo recently approved by the
Federal Executive Council FEC
on the need to ensure enhanced
service delivery in line with
best practices.
Responding on behalf of the
officers, DCG Inusa Dauda
Yahaya pledged to deliver
on the mandates of their new
offices, urging the government
not to hesitate in bringing them
in line should they deviate
from set objectives.
Among those decorated were
Inusa Dauda Yahaya, Lawal
Rafiu, Usman Shehu Kangiwa,
Adesoji Emmanuel Adeoye and
Haruna Jega.