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Immigration Begs Ibadan North LG Chair Agba-Egbe, To Sanction Any Personnel Found Guilty
Following the unfortunate incident that occured on Wednesday between the men of the Nigeria Immigration Service and the Chairman of Ibadan North Local Government Akéde Ọ̀yọ́ can confirm that thr Comptroller General has waded In.
Recall that Akéde Ọ̀yọ́ had reported yesterday that Oyo State ALGON had gave the NIS 24hours to leave all it’s offices located accross all local government Areas.
In a release made on Thursday, a copy of which was sighted by Akéde Ọ̀yọ́, the age cy explain that it was unfortunate that ainot misunderstanding that could have quickly been resolved was allowed to degenerate into unnecessary tussle.
The attention of the Comptroller General of Immigration (CGI), Muhammad Balandede
MFR has been drawn to some reports about a misunderstanding between some of our
Personnel at the Oyo State Command Office and Officials of the Ibadan North Local
Government Area yesterday.
- The Comptroller General is disturbed that a minor misunderstanding was not quickly
resolved leading to an unnecessary scuffle between two friendly agencies that have
maintained very cordial relationship over the years.
- The Ibadan North Local Government Council remains one of the best immediate
neighbours and indeed the nearest democratic institution to the Oyo State Command Complex. Our agency has huge regards as well as honour for democratic institutions and thus should not be involved in anything to the contrary. The Service and Ibadan North Local Government Council have continued to enjoy excellent neighbourliness over the decades thereby making this altercation most unfortunate.
- The Comptroller General holds the Chairman of the Council and his Management team in high esteem and so has ordered an investigation into the unfortunate development.
- He appeals for calm stressing that due diligence will be taken to not only ensure amicable resolution of the matter but that any Personnel found to have acted unprofessionally is appropriately sanctioned.
ACI Amos OKPU mnipr
ASSISTANT COMPTROLLER OF IMMIGRATION
SERVICE PUBLIC RELATIONS OFFICER
FOR: COMPTROLLER GENERAL OF IMMIGRATION
19TH AUGUST, 2021