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FG Sets Up Task Force To Monitor Expatriate Quota In Nigeria

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The Federal Government on Tuesday inaugurated a 9-man ministerial task force on monitoring and enforcement of Nigerian expatriate business permit and expatriate quota administration, whose assignment is to last for six months.

The Minister of Interior, Rauf Aregbesola disclosed this development via series of tweets posted on his official Twitter account.

According to the minister, members of the task force were drawn from the Ministry of Interior, Nigerian Labour Congress, Nigerian Stock Exchange and other professional bodies.

The task force will be chaired by Hon. Bola Ilori with Mr. Olufunso Alabi, Secretary to the Director, Citizenship and Business, as Vice Chairman.

Other members include Comrade Williams Akoporeha, representing the Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC), Engineer Olawale Olagunju from the Association Professional Body of Nigeria (APBN), Engr. Bimbo Daniyan, Mr Ademola Adeyinka, SSA to the Honourable Minister of Interior, Mrs Obianuju Ibegbulem (Chief Superintendent of Immigration) and Dr Mrs Olufunmilade Akingbagbohun, representing the Nigerian Stock Exchange.

Aregbesola said: “From August 2019 to date, 1,182 companies have received minister’s approval with 12,374 expatriate quota positions.”

“We will continue to do this and ensure that no hinderance or delay stands in the way of giving approvals to all genuine and deserving applications,” he added.

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