By Ajibola Abayomi
The Comptroller General of the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS), Muhammad Babandede, MFR, on Thursday admonished officers of the agency to be safety conscious as frontline staff amidst Covid-19 pandemic as they render services to the public.
According to the National Public Relations Officer of the NIS, Deputy Comptroller Sunday James, the CGI’s position was contained in a goodwill message to the NIS officials during a summit held for the Murtala Muhammed wing of the Service in Lagos titled: Safety and Seamless Passenger Clearance and Other Related Issues.
The event was held at the Federal Airport Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) at the Conference Room, Ikeja Airport, Lagos.
Babandede praised the Comptroller of Murtala Muhammed International Airport Lagos CIS Usman Abdullahi, for organizing the lecture for the officers of the Airport Command under his supervision and Assistant Comptroller General (ACG) Alfa MA, the Zonal Coordinator Zone A for moderating the lecture.
Alfa charged the officers to be safety conscious as they carry out their duties seamlessly to clear passengers and other airport related operations.
He also advised the officers to be compliant with the National Center for Disease Control (NCDC) protocol on Covid-19 at every point of their assignment as first contact at the airport frontline on departure and arrival of International passengers.