News: 201 illegal immigrants deported from Niger


Minna – The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS)
said on Sunday in Minna, that it repatriated
201 illegal immigrants in Niger from February
to March. Ezekiel Kaura, the Comptroller of Immigration
in the state, stated this when he addressed
newsmen. According to him, the repatriation will assist
the government to flush out potential trouble
makers in the state. “We are doing some mop up of illegal
immigrants in the state because of the
elections that is about to take place. “There is need to get rid of these illegal ones
in our midst so that they do not become
ready for some persons who may use them
to cause havoc during and after the elections. Also read: 50 illegal immigrants repatriated in Ogun He said the command deported 107 illegal
immigrants in February, adding that another
batch of 65 non-Nigerians were apprehended
in March, bringing the number to 172. “We are expecting another 29 illegal
immigrants from Kotangora area of the state.
So, at the end of the day, we have 201.” Kaura said that NIS would continue to get rid
of illegal immigrants in the country in line
with the policy of the Federal Government. – NAN



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