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Nigeria BEATS Ghana get passport in two weeks without a bribe



He made the comment when the Minister of Humanitarian Affairs and Poverty Alleviation, Dr Betta Edu, visited his office in Abuja on Tuesday, September 12.

According to him, more will be cleared before the end of the two-week deadline given to the Immigration boss.

He noted that Nigerians should be able to obtain a passport in two weeks after the backlog is cleared.

He said, “Nigerians must not be relegated from being citizens of Nigeria by denying them a passport.

“He reiterated his belief that we must get it right now, adding that he receives updates every morning; and that this very morning, he is been briefed that about 55,000 passports have been cleared, out of the 200,000 passports backlog he instructed to be cleared in two weeks.

“He then assured that by the time the backlogs are cleared, Nigerians will start enjoying the efficient service of having their passports issued within two weeks upon application.”




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