President Muhammad Buhari has approved the extension of the tenure of the Comptroller General, Nigeria Immigration service (NIS), Mr Isah Jere.
A statement issued in Abuja on Friday by NIS Spokesman, Mr Tony Akuneme, said Jere would remain in office till May 29.
Akuneme said that the approval was contained in a letter signed by the Chief of Staff to the President, Prof. Ibrahim Gambari.
According to him, Jere has since resumed duties at the Service Headquarters.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that before the extension, the CG NIS tenure had ended on April 24.(NAN)