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NIS rolls out enhanced E-passport in Lagos

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The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) says it has commenced issuance of the enhanced e-passport at the Alausa Main Passport Office located at Ikeja, Lagos.

The Comptroller General, NIS, Mr Muhammad Babandede, disclosed this in a statement issued by the Service Public Relations Officer, Mr Sunday James, on Wednesday in Abuja.

Nigeria News Agency reports that Alausa, Ikeja passport office became the 2nd to issue e-passport in Lagos after the Ikoyi office.

Babandede said that the commencement was in line with the service projection during the inauguration of the service headquarters in Abuja.

Looking at the population in Lagos, the need to roll out the enhanced e-passport was necessary.

The commencement of the roll out in Alausa will reduce the pressure on Ikoyi and applicants are at liberty to visit anyone closest to them,” he said.

Speaking at the event, the Secretary to the Lagos State Government, (SSG) Mrs Folashade Jaji, appreciated the progress achieved by the NIS in the increased recorded by the roll out in Alausa after Ikoyi passport office.

Jaji said that the people of Lagos could now visit any of the offices closest to them and get the 10 years validity passport with ease.

Edited by: Ismail Abdulaziz
(NAN)
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