ICPC Rivers Commissioner Reiterates Commitment Working With NIS to Ensure Integrity and Efficient Service Delivery

The Resident Anti-Corruption Commissioner (RACC) of the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC), Rivers State Office, Mrs. Ekere Usiere, has reiterated the commitment of the ICPC in working hand-in-glove with the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) to ensure integrity and efficient service delivery to Nigerians.

The RACC gave this assurance during a goodwill message delivered at the flag-off of a sensitisation and awareness campaign on “Mitigating Corruption and Improving Service Delivery in Nigeria Immigration Service”, organised by the Nigeria Immigration Service in conjunction with the ICPC and the NIS Passport Office, Port-Harcourt.

Mrs. Usiere who was represented by Mr. Michael Peters, Chief Superintendent, highlighted that “the Nigeria constitution made it mandatory for the system to be devoid of corruption.

As such, part of measures adopted in abolishing corruption is to ensure that efficient services are rendered to the Nigerian public.

She commended the NIS for the reforms put in place to ensure proper service delivery, “the ICPC is not oblivious of the reforms being put in place by the Comptroller General of Immigration, CGIS Kemi Nanna Nandap mni, pcc, to ensure eradication of corruption especially with regards to Passport delivery to Nigerians”.

The Comptroller of Immigration (CIS) Rivers State Command, F. U. Nwanneka mni, pcc, thanked relevant stakeholders, specifically, the ICPC for their support, and called for more collaborations.

She made her commitment known, in line with the mandate of the current Administration of the Service, to ensure Zero Tolerance for corruption within the NIS Rivers State Command.