Interior CS Kithure Kindiki has confirmed that the ongoing policies and reforms at Nyayo House will extend to all immigration offices countrywide.
Speaking during his second day visit to the facility, the CS noted tremendous improvement in operations as he emphasized on zero corruption tolerance at Nyayo House as has been the case.
“For the second day, monitored operations at the Immigration Department and tremendous progress has been recorded. As directed yesterday, no person will be allowed to hang around the precincts of Nyayo House and security officers will strictly enforce law and order, apprehend any person soliciting for bribes from applicants of passports and other citizenship documents.
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The ongoing policy and operational reforms at Nyayo House will be extended to all immigration offices countrywide, to facilitate efficient service delivery. Zero tolerance to corruption is non-negotiable and all persons seeking services at the Immigration department must be treated with courtesy.” said Kindiki
CS Kindiki also noted plans to acquire modern printing machines, recruit addition immigration officers and infrastructure so as to clear the remaining backlog in 14 days.
“As we work to address with finality, the production challenges through acquisition of modern printing machines, recruit additional immigration officers and improve the department’s infrastructure, all efforts and manpower has been deployed to clear the passport processing backlog within 14 days.
Visited Nyayo House, assessed progress in implementation of reviewed operations, commended immigration officers who are diligently serving citizens and appealed for patience from applicants as we fix the systemic challenges that have for years, hampered service delivery in the Immigration department.” he said