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Immigration officers who participated in social media challenge, punished by redeployment to Borno, Yobe

Following the report that Nigerian Immigration queried five immigration officer for partaking in a social media challenge in their uniform, the acclaimed culprits have been punished severly by given a redeployment to Borno state and Yobe state.

Recall that in April, the Five female officers of the Nigeria Immigration Service , namely Priscilla Irabor, Catherine J. Bakura, Blessing Alfred Udida, Binti I. Attabor and Ockiya Eneni had recorded themselves participating in the “Bop Daddy” challenge video that went viral on social media.

However, the NIS in a disciplinary memo asked the women to explain why the should not be subjected to punishment for allegedly violating the agency’s internal code.

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In a new memo, the service transferred Irabor from the Lagos to Kano, Attabor was posted from Abuja to Yobe, Udida from Abuja to the Akwa Ibom, Bakura from Abuja to Rivers, while Eneni was moved from the Combined Expatriate Residence Permit and Aliens Card production facility to the Borno State. The agency also stated that the relocation will be at the expense of the affected female officers involved and must be done within seven days, despite the interstate lockdown and closure of airports due to the outbreak of Covid-19.

Ade Yinka

Adeyinka is an entertainment and fashion content writer with years of experience in the industry. She is a graduate of English language from Lagos State University (LASU, Ojo). She obtained a postgraduate diploma in broadcast journalism at the Nigerian Institute of Journalism, Ogba, Lagos. She likes to read, write, surf the internet, listen to music and hang out with friends.

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