The Comptroller-General of the Nigerian Customs, David Parradang has been suspended. His suspension is connected to investigations on how a notorious ISIS cleric got a valid Nigerian Visa.
President Buhari has suspended the Nigerian Immigration boss over the ISIS cleric that got a Nigerian visa.
Mr David Parradang, the Comptroller-General of the Nigerian Immigration, was suspended on Friday.
According to PUNCH, Parradang’s suspension might not be unconnected to the ongoing investigations into how a Lebanese terrorist, Ahmed Al Assir was given a Nigerian visa by the Nigerian embassy in Beruit, Lebanon.
The suspended immigration boss was directed to hand over to the most senior officer, Martin Kure Abeshi. The Director of Press, Ministry of Interior, Alhaji Yusuf Isiaka, made this known in a public statement.
The Comptroller-General of Nigeria Immigration Service, Mr. David Parradang, has been suspended from office with immediate effect. Meanwhile, the Deputy Comptroller-General of Immigration, Mr. Martin Kure Abeshi, who is the most senior officer has been directed to take over the affairs of the office.
Before the suspension, David Parradang, had reportedly said that there were no immigration officials at the embassy in Lebanon.
We don’t have immigration officers in that country. We understand that the president has ordered investigation into it, so we are waiting for the outcome of the investigation.
President Buhari has ordered a full investigation on how the notorious ISIS cleric got a Nigerian Visa.