The Comptroller General of Nigeria Immigration Service, Mrs Rose Uzoma was yesterday relieved of her appointment. A statement from the office of the Minister of Interior made it known that “President Goodluck Jonathan has approved that the Comptroller General of the Immigration Service, Mrs Rose Chinyere Uzoma should proceed on pre-retirement and accumulated annual leave with immediate effect.”
It was also contained in the statement that she should hand over to the most senior Deputy Comptroller General before Wednesday, 16th January. Her appointment as the CG was approved by the President on July 30, 2010. She took over from Chukwurah Udeh, who retired after attaining the mandatory retirement age of 60 years.