President Bola Tinubu has approved the appointment of Adepoju Wura-Ola as the substantive Comptroller-General of the Nigeria Immigration Service.
Wura-Ola has been in an acting capacity since June 1, 2023.
This was contained in a statement on Monday by the Secretary of the Civil Defence, Fire, Immigration and Prisons Services Board Civil Board, Ja’afaru Ahmed.
“President Tinubu approved the appointment of Adepoju Wura-Ola as the Comptroller-General of the Nigeria Immigration Service.
“Until her appointment, she was the Deputy Comptroller General in charge of the Finance and Account Directorate.
“As an NIS officer, CGI Wura-Ola, attended some trainings, including; Immigration Training School Kano, Immigration Command, and Staff College Sokoto, National Institute for Security Studies Lower Usman Dam Bwari, Abuja, and Emotional Intelligence and Transformation Leadership.
She is also a fellow of the Pass Command Course, a fellow Security Institute of Nigeria, and a Member Law Society of Upper Canada. She is happily married with children,” the statement read partly.
It said the President also approved the appointment of six Deputy Comptrollers-General for the service