The Nigeria Immigration Service has inaugurated a new passport office in Igbogbo community, Ikorodu, Lagos state.
Caroline Adepoju, the comptroller-general of NIS, unveiled the facility on Friday.
Adepoju assured Nigerians that their passports would be processed and issued within three weeks of submitting their applications.
She advised the public to ensure that they renew their passports six months before expiration to avoid problems while applying for visas.
“I thank the traditional ruler and the people of Igbogbo for their support and for ensuring the realisation of this project,” she said.
“This is my first assignment after my confirmation as the substantive comptroller-general of Nigeria Immigration Service.
“I want to advise the public to ensure they renew their passport six months before expiration to avoid being denied visa by some countries.”