THE Comptroller General, Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS), Muhammad Babandede has retired from service.
A valedictory service held in his honour on Friday, at NIS headquarters was attended by serving, retired officers, Babandede’s family members and we’ll wishers.
In his farewell address, Babandede said tremendous changes were made under his leadership with the assistance of officers and men.
“I am very proud today. I am leaving the Service better than I met it. I have made my contributions and I pray that successive leaders will improve on what we have done,”
Dr. Sam Nwosu, Dr. Tony Luka Elumelu of the ECOWAS Commission and Mr. Rafael Rois Molina of FIAPP /ATPSOM hailed Babandede for his efforts and achievements.
The former CG passed the baton of leadership to Deputy Comptroller General, Idris Isah Jere as the acting CG.
Until now, Jere was in-charge of the Directorate of Finance and Accounts.
A pull-out parade for Babandede will be held on Monday, 13th September at the parade ground of the headquarters in Abuja.