Immigration Boss Passes Away
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The Deputy Comptroller-General (DCG) in charge of Border Management at the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS), Raymond Jaja, has died.

His demise was revealed in a statement by the NIS Comptroller-General (C-G) Muhammad Babandede, in Abuja on Thursday.

According to the statement, the deceased, who hailed from Opobo town in Rivers State, died on Saturday after a brief ailment.

“Born on Dec. 11, 1960, DCG Jaja attended the prestigious University of Nigeria, Nsukka where he studied Political Science,” the statement added.

“He joined the Nigeria Immigration Service in 1985 as an Assistant Superintendent (ASI).

“He attended so many internal and international courses including the Command and Staff College, Sokoto; Institute of Security Studies where he was a Fellow, Infantry Centre and School in Jaji, among others.

“He got promoted to the rank of Deputy Comptroller-General of Immigration in 2017 and was deployed to head the newly restructured Directorate of Border Management, a position he held until his death,” reveals the statement.

Raymond Jaja is survived by a wife and five children.