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Idris Jere takes over NIS, as Babandede retires from service

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dris Isah Jere has been appointed by President Muhammadu Buhari to head the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) following the retirement of Muhammad Babandede.

Deputy Comptroller-General in charge of Finance and Account, Mr Jere takes over in acting capacity until a substantive Comptroller-General is appointed.

Mr Babandede, who was appointed as NIS Comptroller-General in 2016, bowed out on Friday after 36 years of service with the NIS.

“I have left Immigration better than I found it,” Mr Babandede said at a valedictory ceremony held in his honour, adding, “Keep the good things and drop the bad ones.”