NIS pledges to support association to deepen Immigration Law, practices

Written by on May 20, 2022

The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) has pledged to support the Nigerian Immigration Lawyers Association (NILA), to deepen the understanding of immigration laws and practices in the country.

Acting Comtroller General of NIS Isah Jere stated this in Abuja on Thursday at the 2022 Immigration Law and Policy conference.

Jere was represented by Mr Muhammad Muhammad, a Director in charge of Border Management, who said that the platform would help deepen the understanding of Immigration Law and Practices in Nigeria.

He added that it would further promote viable and sustainable synergy among relevant stakeholders to ensure safety of its citizens in the country.

Azinge expressed the hope to see a positive progress in a shortest possible time how lawyers in the country would play significant roles as far as immigration processes were concerned.

He added that the conference brought together lawyers, judges, academics, policy makers and other stakeholders at the frontline of immigration practices to share their knowledge and expertise.

He further explained that the conference would be merged with the induction of eligible persons into the various cadres of membership.

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