- Appeal for Confirmation as substantive CG
The Yoruba Heritage Group has commended President Bola Ahmed Tinubu for the appointment of a Yoruba Comptroller General for the first time since the establishment of the Nigeria Immigration Services in 1963.
The President of the group, Omo’ba Segun Adesemoye, while addressing a press conference in Abuja, stated that the Yoruba has been unjustly deprived of the position of the CG and has never been allowed to serve in that capacity since the service was established 60 years ago.
The new CG took over on merit as the most senior officer after the exit of the last CG which has been over due for over a year now.
The group hailed the President for breaking the jinx by allowing this to happen during this critical time when Nigeria is in dire need of healing and national restoration.
The group said: “It is record breaking and symbolic that the appointment happened in your first day in office.
“This is a pointer to greater things to come, We thank the President for his courage and selflessness.”
The group also appealed to President Tinubu to confirm the appointment of Mrs Adepoju as the substantive CG of Immigration.
They restated the group’s confidence in the competence and capacity of the new CG to push reforms that will transform the service and serve diligently in line with the vision of the President to ensure effective and efficient border security, enhance passport regime and migration management.