Nigeria’s borders are open to foreign investors – Immigration CG

The Comptroller-General, Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS), Muhammad Babandede, says it is promoting the policy of selective migration that opens the country’s borders to genuine investors across the world.
Babandede, said this in Uyo while fielding questions from Journalists during the Executive Leadership Retreat for senior management staff of the service.
The Comptroller-General explained that the selective migration policy allowed for entrance of people with capacity to add value to the country.
Babandele added that Nigeria ran a liberal policy on its borders, permitting network of multinational companies, people of high intellectual prowess and positive religious values into the country.
“We are not closing our borders to visitors, the country is looking for people that can add values not liability,” Babandele said.
He said that the two-day leadership retreat with the theme “Leadership Implementation for Reformed Agenda,” was meant to train line managers on proper conduct and work ethics.
“We want to empower our officers through training to make them efficient and proactive.
“We had developed a 4-year strategic plan, we need to act and not just talk. Training will solve some of our challenges,” Babandede said.
He however acknowledged that the immigration service needed a lot of resources to enhance its service delivery, facilitation and security functions.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *