The Federal government has disclosed that plans are underway to commence a home delivery service of passports both in Nigeria and around the world.

This was made known by the Minister of Interior, Rauf Aregbesola, who stated that government is in the final stage of finalizing discussions with the Nigeria Postal Service, NIPOST to use its speed mail service to begin delivering passports to Nigerians who request the service.

Minister of Interior, Rauf Aregbesola

While disclosing this, the minister appealed to Nigerians to expect delays in passports issuance due to the volume of applications.

Stating that the Federal government will be launching more Passport Front Offices, to reduce the waiting time before biometric data capture and as part of the Nigerian government’s plans towards efficient passport delivery service to Nigerians.

Nigerian passport

Rauf Aregbesola, stated this while speaking at the recent opening of the Nigeria Immigration Passport Front Desk Office in Auchi, Edo State.

Aregbesola also revealed that the government intended to provide a passport to anyone who applies for it within a reasonable timeframe, and at an affordable price without difficulties, staying its in line with the global best practices.

Stroy: Hilda Katu