NIS Rolls Out Enhanced E-Passport in Kano
The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) has commenced issuance of the Enhanced E-passport at the Kano Main Passport Office located at Farm Centre, Kano.
The enhanced e-Passport was presented to the Executive Governor of the State Dr. Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, OFR and his wife during the official roll out of the travel document by the Service on Monday, 28th October, 2019.
In his remark at the occasion, the Executive Governor congratulated the Service for introducing technology in its processes and also stated that the introduction of the Enhanced E-Passport is a practical evident of President Buhari’s commitment to promoting Ease of Doing Business that will take in the country to the next level.
Also, the representative of the Comptroller General of Immigration at the event, Assistant Comptroller General of Immigration (ACG) TV Oyedeji stated that the main philosophy for the introduction of the Enhanced E-passport by the Service is national security and Ease of Doing Business; noting that the document has additional 25 security features including the National Identity Number (NIN).
The Kano Passport Office is the second formation to roll out the document outside Abuja in a gradual roll out programmed designed by to ensure seamless transition to the new platform.
DCI Sunday James pcc
Service Public Relations Officer
For: Comptroller General of Immigration