The Ikoyi Passport office of the Nigerian Immigration Service, in Lagos state said that it has produced 38,280 international passports between June and October, 2021.
The Passport Control Officer, Ibrahim Liman told newsmen in Lagos on Monday, that 29,984 of 32-page passports and 8,246 of 64-page passports were produced in the period under review.
Liman, while appreciating the officers who sacrificed extra time to enable the passport office meet the demands, said such commitment would not go unnoticed.
He said that the officers worked 24 hours, all the days of the week to ensure the demand of the applicants were met.
Liman urged applicants to be patient anytime they applied for passports because Nigerian Immigration Service needed to do security check on individual applications before passports were released.