The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) has received technical and operational supports from one of its development partners, the Dautsche Gesellschaft Fur Internationale Zusammenarbait (GIZ), a German firm.
The items which were received by the Comptroller General of Immigration Muhammed Babandede at the Service Headquarters, Abuja, include: 16 motor bikes, 10 Radio devices, 3 Binoculars, 6 laptops, 700 A3 size curriculum brochures and 300 NIS Training Curriculums.
Others are 450 stable chairs, 12 search lights, 5 Handheld GPs, 3 HP Printers, 8 First Aid boxes, 8 measuring tapes and 6 air conditioners.
According to a statement made available to Blueprint by the service spokesman, Sunday James, said the donation was in furtherance of the partnership between the GIZ and the Service as captured in their programme: “GIZ Police Programme for Africa”, a programme supported by the German Federal Foreign Office and is aimed at enhancing the capacity of NIS personnel to effectively police the borders.
While receiving the items, the CG, Babandede assured his organisation would effectively put to use all supports provided.