FG Approves Boarding Of Nigerians With Expired Passports

The Federal Government has approved the boarding and entrance of Nigerians abroad with an expired international passport into the country.

The was contained in a letter by the Special Assistant to the Comptroller General (Foreign Desk), Immigration Service, B.M. Lawal, on behalf of the Comptroller General of Immigration Service.

The letter entitled: Authority to Board/Admit Nigerians with Expired Nigeria Passports, was copied to all Head of Mission, Immigration Attaches, Airport Comptrollers, and Airlines.

It reads: “I am directed to respectfully present the compliments of the Comptroller General of Nigeria Immigration Service and notify all relevant authorities that the Federal government has approved that Nigerians returning home can be admitted into the country with their expired Nigerian passports.

“Consequently, all airlines are requested to allow holders of expired Nigerian passports to board without let or hindrance.

“In addition, all Nigerian diplomatic Mission abroad are kindly requested to circulate this information to airlines operators and border authorities of host countries for their necessary action.”

About Don Saint

PR Guru / Author / Promoter / Controversial Writer / Hip Hop Artiste / Actor / Human Rights Activist. The First Nigerian Hip Hop Artiste to obtain a Masters Degree (M.A) in Arts ( Religion & Human Relations). The author of one of the most controversial books in Nigeria; "Emancipation from Masturbation". With over 12 Movies and 3 Musical albums since 2003. Former Events Manager at Silverbird’s Rhythm Fm Awka Station till 2010. For more info. Call : 08033239298.

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