Nigerian Gov’t Deports Four Ghanaians

The Nigerian government has announced that it has deported four Ghanaians for violating immigration rules.

The deportation was disclosed in a statement issued by the Public Relations Unit of the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS), Friday, March 22, 2019, in Abuja.

In the statement, the Nigeria Immigration Service said it had carried out a Deportation Order as authorised by the Honourable Minister of Interior in respect of four Ghanaian Nationals for violating various provisions of the Immigration Act and Regulations.

“This is in line with the powers vested on the Honourable Minister of Interior in Section 45(1) and (2) of the Immigration Act 2015”.

The order which was issued in the interest of the Public affects three males and a female. They are Florence Donkur, Simon Gyan, Yeboah Collins and Alhaji Isa.

“They were deported to their country of origin via Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja today 22nd March 2019 by 0900 hours,” the statement said.

The Controller General of Immigration, Muhammad Babandede who signed the statement used the medium to reaffirm the commitment of the Service to enforce relevant laws whenever the need arises while encouraging regular migrants in the country to be law abiding.

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Joel Cholo Brooks is a Liberian journalist who previously worked for several international news outlets including the BBC African Service. He is the CEO of the Global News Network which publishes two local weeklies, The Star and The GNN-Liberia Newspapers. He is a member of the Press Union Of Liberia (PUL) since 1986, and several other international organizations of journalists, and is currently contributing to the South Africa Broadcasting Corporation as Liberia Correspondent.