LAGOS, (CAJ News) – FORMER Government officials that do not hand their diplomatic and official documents are liable to punishment.
Further to the directive on the withdrawal of diplomatic and official passports held by unauthorised people, the Nigeria Immigration Service directed all affected persons to comply forthwith.
These people include State Governors, Senators, Members of House of Representatives, Members of the State Houses of Assemblies, Ministers, Special Advisors, Chairman (and their Deputies) of Local Government Areas, all retired heads of parastatals and ex-public servants.
“These categories of persons are hereby informed that these passports which were previously held by them have been revoked and should return them to the Nigeria Immigration Service Headquarters Sauka Abuja with immediate effect,” the Immigration said.”
Failure to comply with this directive will amount to an offence under the Immigration Act 2015. Such unauthorized possession will be impounded at our control posts on arrival or departure.”
– CAJ News