Nigerian Immigration Service (NIS) has suspended the redeployment of 5 female officers to remote areas for participating in the viral Bop Daddy challenge.
This is coming after Folarin Falana popularly known as Falz wrote Muhammed Babandede, NIS Comptroller-General to kindly reconsider his stance on the punishment meted out to the officers who were accused of sabotage and embarrassing the government agency.
The NIS hearkening unto the Voice of reason has issued a public statement suspending the punishment.
The statement reads;
“The attention of the Comptroller General Muhammad Babandede MFR has been drawn to some trending matters on some social media platforms regarding the deployment of some of our Personnel to some Formations across the country.
” It is important to note that staff deployment remains a vital practice of regimented organizations such as ours and should be seen as such. As an agency, we maintain zero tolerance to any matters bordering on offences against discipline among members of our workforce irrespective of gender.
“We have high premium for staff development and indeed encourage personal efforts but that must be within the confines of our rules and regulations.
“The matter involving the Personnel in question is still being investigated and therefore,the Comptroller General has directed that the earlier Posting Order be put on hold pending the conclusion of the investigation.”