…Warn Others To Desist From Such Acts
The Comptroller General of Immigration (CGI) Mohammed Babandede has begins investigations on the alleged extortion of travellers by officers in the country and he has also warned officers of the service manning the nations entry ports to desist from alleged acts of extortion.
Babandede warned officers posted along entries particularly , the Borno State border axis of Darman-Gubio- Magumeri-Maiduguri Road and Munguno- Maiduguri Road of serious sanctions if the damning allegations levelled against them is confirmed.
In a statement issued through Sunday James, the CIG urged comptrollers to properly brief personnel under their jurisdiction to adhere strictly to their mandate.
.”In the light of the above, the CGI has directed for an investigation into the alleged corrupt practice. He has also directed Comptrollers to properly brief personnel under their Commands and to take practical steps to ensure Officers and Men adhere strictly to their official mandates and steer clear of any act tantamount to extortion.
3. The general public especially travellers are hereby requested to take advantage of the under-listed platforms to report any act of misconduct by officers and men of the Service.