Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) announces ninety-seven thousand passport booklets that were not collected

The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) has announced about ninety-seven thousand passport booklets issued were uncollected in the thirty-six states of the Federation.

The Service Public Relations Officer, Comptroller of Immigration, Mr Tony Akuneme said this in an interview with newsmen.

Mr. Akuneme who hinted that the service recently found out that Lagos State had half of the uncollected passports said there is danger because half of the owners of the uncollected passports could not be reached due to lack of proper documentation and third-party involvement.

He noted that the essence of state of emergency declaration was to draw attention of the media so they could deepened the process for the service as a lot of people do not know if their passport were ready for collection.