President and Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces, Muhammadu Buhari, has on Tuesday, conferred the prestigious national honours of Member of the Order of the Federal Republic (MFR) on the Comptroller General of Immigration, Isah Jere Idris during a well attended event held at the International Conference Centre, Abuja.
The honour, according to a statement signed by the Service’s Public Relations Officer Mr Amos Okpu, and made available to the National Association of Online Security News Publishers (NAOSNP), is in recognition of his humane leadership style and dogged efforts at repositioning the Immigration Service as one of the best Migration Management and Border Security agencies in the world.
The Deputy Comptroller General in charge of Visa and Residency, Isiaka Abdulmumuni Haliru fdc was also conferred with the award of the Member of the Order of the Federal Republic (MFR) by Mr. President in the investiture ceremony that was attended by very important personalities.
Also honoured among the Immigration family was the duo of Martins Kure Abeshi and Muhammad Babandede, former Comptrollers General (retired), who were awarded the ranks of Member of the Order of the Federal Republic (MFR) and Officer of the Order of the Federal Republic (OFR) respectively. Also decorated with the award of Member of the Order of the Federal Republic (MFR) was Deputy Comptroller General Anthonia Ifeoma Opara (rtd).
The Management, Officers and Men of the Immigration Service, rejoice with the Comptroller General and the other Awardees of the Service for the honour bestowed on them and wish them sound health for more contributions to nation building.