A Deputy Comptroller of the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS), DCI Sunday James will on Saturday, June 6, 2020 deliver a presentation at an international virtual summit on Nigeria Visa Policy and Implications for Africa Economy.
The first session of the summit titled Migration: Remedies for Covid-19 and the economy was held between May 28 and 30, 2020.
The last lap of the summit holds between Friday June 5 and June 6, 2020 on Zoom starting from 11 am (West African time).
James would be joined by reputable resource personalities and migration advocates across the African nations to address global migration journalists under the umbrella of the Journalists International Forum For Migration (JIFORM) with over 200 journalists apart from other volunteers spread across the nations.
The first Service PRO in NIS, that rose from State Command to Zonal and National PRO headquarters , author, research fellow, freelance writer holds a Master Degree in International Affairs and Diplomacy from Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Nigeria.
NIS, an agency reputable for successes under the leadership of Comptroller General Muhammad Babandede, MFR was awarded the Nigeria’s presidency’s most reformed minded agency in the country earlier in the year.
Other seasoned speakers include Clare Henshaw, the Country Coordinator of The Migrant Project, Nigeria an arm of SEEFAR, the international social enterprise organization to deliver a presentation on Confronting migration challenge in West Africa: the way-out.
Also participating are Catholic priest and herbal practitioner of over 25 years, Reverend Father Anslem Adodo, Chairman of Morocco Migration Journalist Network, Salaheddine Lemaizi, Massinissa Benlakehal, an international media trainer from Tunisia and also a guest speaker from Ghana Immigration Service.
According to the President of JIFORM, Ajibola Abayomi, the event was aimed at updating knowledge of over 200 journalists spread across the continents apart from other volunteers focusing on migration issues.
He said the foundation which held its first international migration summit in Abuja in 2019 with participation from several agencies had subsequently organised three additional conferences apart from featuring in a global migration summit in Tunisia in 2019 was keen to keep its members inform on dynamics of migration and happening across the globe.
“We cannot pretend not to know that Covid-19 has changed our world, in so doing we are eager to appraise the possible remedies for the rampaging disease and the economy both from migration and other perspectives”.