Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos
The Federal Government on Thursday introduced a harmonized departure/arrival cards in airports around the country to replace the multiple cards used before.
The announcement was made by the Minister of Interior, retired Lt.-Gen. Abdulrahman Dambazau.
Dambazau said: “Federal Government has chosen the Kaduna International Airport to formally launch this unique security document to the travelling public.
“This cards will replace the multiplicity of cards that hitherto existed and will take care of the interest of the Nigeria Immigration Service, Customs, Port Health Services, NDLEA and others.”
According to the Minister, Nigerians will fill only the departure cards, while foreigners are expected to fill the departure/arrival cards.
Dambazau added that the new measure, was part of the FG’s policy on “Ease of doing business in Nigeria,” in line with international best practices.