NIS postpones passport application again

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The Comptroller General of the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS), Muhammad Babandede, has announced a new date for the application of passport.

According to the NIS, applications for passports will now commence on June 8 as against the earlier scheduled date of June 1.

A statement from the new spokesman of the Service Amos Okpu confirmed the decision of the comptroller general in Abuja on Tuesday.

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The NIS explained that issuing centres are being congested by crowds who want to collect their passport, noting that the surge was making compliance to COVID-19 protocols difficult.

The federal government had last month announced the suspension of issuance of passports.

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