No Scarcity Of Passport Booklets, Immigration Boss Insists



Comptroller General of Immigration , Muhammad Babandede has debunked reports  about persistent scarcity of passport booklets nationwide.

A statement by Immigration Monday said “there is no scarcity of Passport Booklets across all our Issuing Centres in Nigeria and abroad.”

statement signed by James Sunday (ACI), Public Relations Officer said , “ attention of Comptroller General of Immigration Service , Muhammad Babandede, MFR has been drawn to some reports of persisting scarcity of Passports Booklets across our Passport Issuing .

“It has become important to state here that there is no scarcity of Passport Booklets across all our Issuing Centres in Nigeria and abroad. It would be recalled that sometimes on 2nd March this , the Service did inform the public about a shortfall in the supply of Passport Booklets in our system. The situation has since been resolved following government’s and normalcy has been restored in all the Issuing Centres as contained in our notices to the public.

“The Comptroller General is by the notice encouraging all deserving Passport applicants to approach the nearest Passport Offices to them directly to process Passports and avoid patronising touts who may make the process difficult for them. They may also wish to forward all /challenges on the process to [email protected] for attention.

“The General public is hereby advised to disregard the misinformation about scarcity of Passport Booklets and always contact the Service for all our services.”