MUHAMMAD Babandede, the comptroller general of the Nigerian Immigration Service, NIS, on Wednesday, November 15, announced the revocation of the residence permits of the expatriate staff of six companies. The NIS boss said the action was in line with the powers vested on him in section 39 subsection 1 of Immigration Act 2015 and section 5, subsection 5 of the Immigration Regulation 2017 after withdrawal of the operational licenses of the under mentioned companies by the Oil and Gas Free Zones Authority.
The affected companies are INTELS Nig. Ltd; PRODECO International Ltd and West Africa Machinery Services Ltd. The rest are Net Global System International Ltd; MGM Logistics Solutions Ltd and ORIEAN Investment Ltd.
“Consequently, the CGI has directed that the expatriate staff of the affected companies above leave Nigeria not later than 30th November, 2017, failure of which they might be recommended to the Honourable Minister of Interior for deportation,” the statement from Babandede’s office said.
– Nov 15, 2017 @ 15:35 GMT |