Daily Trust (Abuja)

31 January 2013

Mali: Immigration Tightens Security At Borders

The Nigeria Immigration Service has beefed up surveillance at the country's borders to prevent inflow of illegal immigrants from Mali and also prevent possible spill over of the Malian crisis.

Acting Immigration Comptroller General, Rilwan Bala Musa, made this known yesterday while addressing officers and men of the service at the Immigration headquarters, Abuja.

He said the service has provided its staff motorcycles and has deployed more men to patrol the boarders.

Bala said the service was working hard address the delay in the issuance of passports and solicited the support of the public.

Ads by Google

Copyright © 2013 Daily Trust. All rights reserved. Distributed by AllAfrica Global Media (allAfrica.com). To contact the copyright holder directly for corrections — or for permission to republish or make other authorized use of this material, click here.

AllAfrica publishes around 2,000 reports a day from more than 130 news organizations and over 200 other institutions and individuals, representing a diversity of positions on every topic. We publish news and views ranging from vigorous opponents of governments to government publications and spokespersons. Publishers named above each report are responsible for their own content, which AllAfrica does not have the legal right to edit or correct.

Articles and commentaries that identify allAfrica.com as the publisher are produced or commissioned by AllAfrica. To address comments or complaints, please Contact us.