The Nigeria Immigration Service has mentioned it retrieved greater than 700 voter playing cards, from non-Nigerians dwelling within the nation.
The Comptroller-Common of NIS, Muhammad Babandede, disclosed this on the 2018 NIS award presentation in Abuja on Saturday.
In accordance with Babandede, the service was totally concerned within the election course of, to make sure that no foreigner votes throughout the 2019 common elections.
“This yr, we now have retrieved over 700 voter playing cards from non-Nigerians.
“We shall be there throughout elections to make sure that non-Nigerians don’t take part.
“We’ll make it possible for they don’t vote and they aren’t voted for.
“In the course of the election, we’ll make sure the borders are secured in order that no one can enter the nation throughout the days of election.
“Immigration service has modified for the higher.
“We have now constructed the capability of personnel and improved on buildings and contributed to Nigeria’s safety and prosperity in some ways,” Babandede mentioned.