“It’s Order From Above” – Immigration Reacts To Passport Renewal Denial For #ENDSARS Protester

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Mosopefoluwa Odeseye, a caterer, has said she has been denied a passport by Nigerian authorities.

The caterer took to the social media to reveal how the Service denied her a passport on Wednesday.

Odeseye, provided food to protesters and helped in sourcing funds for a wounded protester, said she informed that she had been blacklisted while trying to renew her passport at the office.

She tweeted, “First, it the Central locking up all accounts, now it is Nigerian issuing passport at Alausa! To what end, ? To what end? applied for a re-issue at Alausa, captured some days ago and asked to come to pick today then ’m told that have been blacklisted?”

The Punch reported that attempts to speak the spokesman for the NIS, Sunday James, proved abortive as he did respond to a phone call.

However, a top immigration officer, confirmed the development, said they were acting based on orders from above.

“We have asked her to see the Assistant Comptroller in charge of passports at the head office in . We are only acting on instruction,” she said.

Recall that, in October, the CBN asked banks to freeze accounts of some persons involved in controlling #EndSARS funds.

The had told a Federal Court that they are under investigation for terrorism, an allegation the accused persons have denied.