NAWOJ congratulates Adepoju on historic appointment as CG Immigration

The Nigeria Association of Women Journalists (NAWOJ) has congratulated the Comptroller General (CG) of the Nigeria Immigration Services,

Mrs. Wura Ola Caroline Adepoju, on her landmark appointment as the substantive CG.

NAWOJ National Secretary, Wasilah Ibrahim, in a press statement, Sunday, in Abuja, said, “National Secretariat of NAWOJ under the leadership of National Chairperson, Aisha Ibrahim Bura, proudly extends its heartfelt congratulations to Mrs. Wura Ola Caroline Adepoju on her landmark appointment as the substantive Comptroller General of the Nigeria Immigration Services.”

According to her, “Mrs. Adepoju’s appointment is a historic and groundbreaking milestone, as she becomes the first woman to hold this distinguished position.

“NAWOJ commends the administration of President Bola Ahmed Tinubu for

recognising Mrs. Adepoju’s exceptional leadership, expertise, and unwavering dedication, thereby opening the doors to greater inclusivity and representation within the organisation.

“Her appointment stands as a testament to the continued progress towards gender equality and the empowerment of women in leadership 


She further stated that, “The National Chairperson, Aisha Ibrahim Bura, expresses her enthusiasm and pride in Mrs. Adepoju’s appointment, highlighting the significance of this achievement in breaking barriers and setting a transformative precedence for women in Nigeria. 

“She emphasised that Mrs. Adepoju’s ascent to the position of Comptroller General is a source of inspiration for women across the nation, showcasing the immense capacity and capability of women in assuming pivotal leadership roles.

“As an organisation dedicated to advancing the rights and opportunities of women in journalism and beyond, NAWOJ is committed to celebrating and promoting the successes of women in various spheres of influence.

“Mrs. Adepoju’s historic appointment serves as a powerful reminder of the importance of inclusive and diverse leadership, and the invaluable contributions that women make to national development and progress.

“The Nigeria Association of Women Journalists congratulates Mrs. Wura-Ola Caroline Adepoju on this exceptional achievement and wishes her every success as she assumes her new role. With her exemplary leadership and dedication, we are confident that Mrs. Adepoju will make a lasting and positive impact on the Nigeria Immigration Service, contributing to the organisation’s continued growth and effectiveness.”