President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Idris Isah Jere as the acting Comptroller-General of the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS).
Until his appointment on Friday, Jere was a Deputy Comptroller General in charge of Finance and Account. He takes over from Muhammad Babandede, who retired from service on Friday.
Babandede was appointed as the Comptroller General of the NIS on the 15th of May 2016. He took over from Martin Kure Abeshi.
At a valedictory session on Friday, Babandede said; “I have left Immigration better than I found it.”
The retired CG, who promised to be an ambassador of the NIS, said he will always be ready to assist whenever he is called on.