Nigerians living in Italy maintain appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari’s regime for the unheard of supply of passports to the Nigerian embassy in Italy to enable citizens to resume their passports.
“This appeal has develop into mandatory as a entire lot of Nigerians are being stopped from their varied jobs because they are unable to label an exact passport to resume their working contract and their residency to place in Italy,” said the Nationwide Union of Nigerians Associations in Italy (NUNAI) in an commence letter signed by its president, Rowland Ndukuba, on Tuesday in Abuja.
The union, which directed the entice the foreign affairs, interior ministers and the NIS controller-unheard of, said the inability of Nigerians to resume their passports became threatening the people’ livelihood.
The association explained that the passport became the particular doc recognised by host worldwide locations that frail to activity any documentation and licences required to dwell in the nation.
“NUNAI wishes to place apart a basically robust entice the ministers of Within and International Affairs including the Controller-Traditional of the Nigeria Immigration Carrier to attach hundreds of Nigerians living in Italy,” the crew said.
It admitted that the Nigerian embassy in Rome “is doing the entire lot that it is likely you’ll per chance well also deem to determined the backlog of seven months on the floor as of us that had been scanned in the center of May per chance presumably furthermore unbiased to this level are but to fetch their passport printing.”
The Nigerian embassy in Rome captured nothing no longer as a lot as 3,000 Nigerians in a month for passport, and the mission got passport booklets of 1,500, 1,000, and even 500 on an irregular monthly foundation, the union illustrious.
“But the direct would had been manageable if the supply became even unheard of on a monthly foundation,” NUNAI said.
“Lastly, this appeal will be incomplete if we fail to thank the two Ministers and the Controller-Traditional of Nigeria Immigration for his or her support in the previous by responding to our calls. We factor in this one would possibly per chance per chance well no longer be change,” added the letter. “We thank Ambassador Omini Abam, Nigeria Ambassador to Italy, and the Tall 3 crew of the Nigeria immigration lead by Hajiya Larai Mohammed for working tirelessly to meet the demands of Nigerians on passports.”
The crew, nonetheless, insisted, “But lack of booklets to develop those captured already is one motive we’re making this appeal. On behalf of all Nigerians in Italy, the union will be very grateful if our appeal is urgently granted.”