“150,000 Nigerian Passports Stolen Or Lacking” – NIS Reveals
About 150,000 Nigerian passports or journey paperwork could have both been stolen or misplaced, in line with Nigerian Immigration Service data.
The NIS INTERPOL i-24/7 desk mentioned it has now seamlessly uploaded the data, in regards to the Stolen and Misplaced Journey Paperwork (STLD) to INTERPOL International System (IPSG) in Lyon, France.
The Service spokesman, Mr Sunday James, disclosed this in an announcement made obtainable to the Information Company of Nigeria (NAN) on Tuesday in Abuja.
James mentioned that INTERPOL i-24/7 was a serious system manned by officers of the NIS on the unit within the Service Headquarters.
He mentioned that the Comptroller Normal, NIS, Mr Muhammad Babandede was up to date in a short on the event by the crew in view of the report obtained of the success to this point.
He added that the Nigerian SLTD detection and monitoring system domiciled on the NIS Headquarters has efficiently yielded end result and price appreciating by Nigerians and the worldwide Group.
“That is an effort put in place by the Service crew to rid the world of makes an attempt and deliberate acts resulting in identification theft, frauds and different organised crimes perpetrated globally utilizing SLTD.
“This integration in line with INTERPOL POLICE GLOBAL SYSTEM (IPSG) is the primary in Africa and 54th within the World.
“By implication, this feat has enabled Nigeria to add 150,000 SLTD to IPSG-Lyon, France by means of a safe channel on Monday 7 Sept. 2020.
“This success was achieved with the immense assist of the Interpol International System (IPSG) United States Nationwide Central Bureau (USNCB) Washington, Nationwide Central Bureau (NCB) Abuja and the NIS crew.
“The profitable integration and importing of such amount of Stolen and Misplaced Journey Paperwork (SLTD) amongst member nations on the Interpol International System (IPSG) was value recognising ” he mentioned.