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.

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