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Following the approval of the appointment of the Deputy Comptroller General of Immigration, Adepoju Carol Wura-Ola as the acting Comptroller General of Immigration by the federal government.
Her appointment was approved by the Civil Defense, Correctional, Fire and Immigration Services Board, which oversees the Federal Fire Service, Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps and the Nigerian Correctional Service.
Wura-Ola replaces Isah Jere, whose tenure had ended on April 24 but was extended by the immediate past president, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd) to 29th of May, 2023.
The Board had in a letter dated May 26, 2023 and signed by its Secretary, Ja’afaru Ahmed, on Monday in Abuja, said the appointment takes effect from Tuesday 30th May 2023.
It read: “I write to convey the approval of the Chairman of the Board for you to cover duties of the Office of the Comptroller General, Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) as the most senior Deputy Comptroller General (DCG).
“You are enjoined to bring to bear your wealth of experience on the job as well as Consolidate on the ongoing transformation of the Service.”
The acting Comptroller General of Immigration assumed duty on Tuesday.