Immigration repatriates 18 illegal migrants from Akwa Ibom




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UYO – The Akwa Ibom State command the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) said it repatriated 18 illegal immigrants to their various countries through Seme border.

The command’s Public , Ibisha Jaja, made the disclosure in a statement issued in Uyo on .

He said the repatriated illegal immigrants included 10 Burkinabes, seven Togolese and one Beninoise.

He added the figure brings to 630, the illegal immigrants so far repatriated from the state by the command this year.

He noted the command had earlier repatriated 612 irregular African nationals to their countries origin in the first five months this year.[eap_ad_2]

They were mainly from , Cameroun, Burkina Faso, , Guinea, Gambia and Togo.

Jaja said the command had this month (July), rescued a victim of human and arrested the suspected trafficker.

“The suspect, together the victim, were on their way to Lagos for onward to Canada,” he added.

The public said the command had handed over the two to the state of .

The Immigration image maker noted the Comptroller of Immigration in Akwa Ibom, Alhaji Garba Abdullahi, had attributed the achievements of the command to the support of the state .

He quoted Abdullahi as thanking Gov. Godswill Akpabio of Akwa Ibom for the logistic support given the command for its daily . (NAN)[eap_ad_3]