President Bola Tinubu has confirmed the appointment of Wura-Ola Adepoju as the substantive comptroller-general (CG) of the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS).
Gatekeepers News reports that Adepoju disclosed the development to staff of the NIS during the comptroller-general’s parade on Wednesday.
Adepoju said, “You may also wish to know, that through the grace of God and by the benevolence of the present government, I have been confirmed as a substantive comptroller-general of immigration.”
She added that the date for decoration would be announced soon.
Spokesperson for the NIS, Anyanwu Ifeanyi, while confirmed the development to TheCable in a text message said, “Yes, she has been confirmed as comptroller-general.”
On May 29, President Bola Tinubu appointed Adepoju as acting CG, replacing Isah Jere whose tenure expired on May 29.
Adepoju is the first south-western, female acting comptroller-general of the NIS.