Immigration: FG sets up c’ttee to investigate recruitment scam
Category: News Written by Abdulkadir Badsha Mukhtar
The Federal Government has set up a six-man committee to investigate allegations of recruitment scandal in the Nigeria Immigration Service.
President Goodluck Jonathan had on Tuesday ordered the Comptroller General of the service, Mrs Rose Chinyere Uzoma to proceed on pre-retirement leave following a controversial recruitment scandal that rocked the service.
Interior Minister, Patrick Abba Moro, inaugurated the committee yesterday at a ceremony attended by the acting Comptroller General, Deputy Comptroller General Rilwan Bala Musa at the ministry.
The committee chaired by the Director, Paramilitary, Mr. Keftin Amuga, has Dr Attahiru Rufai Kawu as deputy chairman. Members are: Alh. Kurfi A. Ibrahim, Babandede Mohammed, Mr. E. S. A. Ojo and representative of the State Security Service.
The committee which has one month to complete its assignment is to verify the allegation of secret recruitment/appointments for sale, investigate allegation of superannuation, nepo-tism and adoption of primordial sentiments in the promotion of officers.