NIS to repatriate 18 illegal immigrants


18 illegal immigrants arrested by officers of Nigeria Immigration Service, Ogun Command, at Akonu village, Bode Olude area, will be soon be repatriated to their countries of origin.

Public Relations Officer of the command, Olaniyi Mobolaji, disclosed through a press yesterday issued in Abeokuta on  Sunday.

He said that 10 of the 18 illegal immigrants were indigenes of Benin Republic while eight were Togolese.

He added that the illegal immigrants, who are being profiled, are residing and working illegally in Nigeria.

Mobolaji said the command received intelligence report on their activities based on the directive of the state Comptroller, Ajibola Bayeroju.

He promised that the command would leave no stone unturned to flush out illegal immigrants residing in the state.

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