The Federal Government of Nigeria, has said it will introduce an online system for the tracking and monitoring of International Passport applications in May 2022.
Minister of Interior, Rauf Aregbesola, said this at the opening of a two-day workshop for Passport Control Officers of the Nigeria Immigration Service in Abuja on Tuesday, 12th April, 2022.
Aregbesola revealed that the Federal Government had concluded plans to launch a system that would lead to minimal interaction between passport applicants and immigration officers.
According to the minister, apart from the National Identity Number verification and linking, there should be no other major reason for the delay in issuing passports.
Story: Asma’u Sani
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