Interior minister, decries waiting time, declares N5k ‘compliance fee’ illegal
Written by Idongesit Atakpa on October 9, 2023
Federal Government has declared as illegal, the five thousand naira compliance fee charged by some personnel of the Nigeria Immigration Service, NIS in some Passport Offices to help applicants process their passports.
Minister of Interior, Olubunmi Tunji-Ojo said this while responding to questions by newsmen. On assumption of office, the minister had queried the long queues at the immigration passport offices, lamenting that the situation had become as if Nigerians were queuing for passports to heaven.