Immigration repatriates 166 illegal immigrants

Published: 19/Fév/2015
Source: The Guardian

The men of the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS), Ogun State command has arrested 50 illegal immigrants residing in the state.

The state Comptroller of Immigration, Mrs Victoria Isang, who spoke to journalists in Abeokuta, said the feat was achieved due to the command’s zero tolerance for illegal entry into the country.

Given the breakdown of the number, she said they comprised 29 Beninoise, 11 Nigeriens, and 10 Togolese. She said they would be repatriated to their countries within 24 hours.

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Themes: Pièces d'identité
Regions: Afrique de l'Ouest, Nigeria
Year: 2015