The first batch of the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS)’s Women Armed Squad has passed out after undergoing training exercises in weapons handling and border security… Speaking at the passing out parade ceremony of the squad, Mr Isa Jere, the Comptroller-General, NIS tasked the newly graduated female officers to put the knowledge and training learnt into use to enhance their capacity and prepare them for future tasks ahead. Jere was represented by an Assistant Comptroller-General, Mr Usman Babangida, at the passing out parade ceremony at the NIS training school, Ahoada in Rivers State.

He charged the officers to ensure the security of the country’s borders and ensure the lives and property of the citizens were well protected. The Service’s spokesperson, Mr Tony Akuneme, disclosed this in a statement in Abuja.

Jere said, “today’s event is another innovation. “It will further enhance our capacity to effectively deploy our personnel to critical areas of national assignment as may be required from time to time.

“Today, we are witnessing the Passing Out Parade of 61 officers, all female, who have undergone rigorous physical training on weapons handling among others.

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