Number Of Nigerians Who Renounced Citizenship In 2022 Alone Higher Than 15 Previous Years – FG

The Federal Government has said at least 159 Nigerians renounced their citizenship in 2022 alone.

The Permanent Secretary of Ministry of Interior, Dr Shuaib Belgore, stated this on Thursday at the 64th session of the State House Ministerial briefing organised by the Presidential Communications Team at the Aso Presidential Villa, Abuja.

According to him, 150 Nigerians renounced their citizenship between 2006 to 2021. In 2022, however, 159 Nigerians renounced their citizenships.

Meanwhile, the Minister of Interior, Rauf Aregbesola, who featured at the briefing, said the massive exodus of Nigerians out of the country in search of greener pastures influenced high demands for passports.

The Minister said in 2022, the Nigerian Immigration Service, NIS, issued the highest number of passport booklets totalling 1,899,683 in over seven years. 

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