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Immigration Arrest 147 Illegal Immigrants In Ondo

The Nigerian Immigration Service has arrested and deported  about 147 citizens of Niger Republic and Chad who are staying in Akure, the Ondo state Capital … Continue reading Immigration Arrest 147 Illegal Immigrants In Ondo


The Nigerian Immigration Service has arrested and deported  about 147 citizens of Niger Republic and Chad who are staying in Akure, the Ondo state Capital illegally.

They were arrested during an operation carried out by men of the Immigration Service to fish out those who are staying in the state without valid visas.

The 147 illegal immigrants were apprehended at Sabo, Shasha and Timber Garage areas with high concentration of Hausa residents.

A statement from the State Comptroller of immigration in the state, Sola Sessi, said two of the illegal immigrants were said to have allegedly attacked some officials of the Immigration Service during the operation.

They were accused of instigating other aliens to attack the officials by attempting to snatch their rifles.