Niger Republic Deported 42 Nigerians

Niger Republic Deported 42 Nigerians

42 Nigerians have been expelled from Niger Republic after entering the West African country illegally.

In a statement by Abdullahi Dalhatu, the Acting Controller of Nigeria Immigration Service in Katsina State,  made the disclosure on Friday, adding that 12 of the affected persons were arraigned before a Federal High Court sitting in Katsina on Thursday under Justice Hadiza Shagari.

He added that, “Twelve of the 42 repatriated Nigerians have been arraigned before the Federal High Court in Katsina for evading immigration clearance while crossing Nigerian border to another country through illegal routes. The rest will soon be arraigned upon completion of charges against them.

“I implore fellow Nigerians with the intention of entering or leaving Nigeria to always present themselves at a recognized port of entry before the immigration officer for examination.”

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In reaction to this, Senator Shehu Sani twitted, “With hundreds of thousands of Citizens of Niger Republic living in Nigeria for generations, in most parts of the north, deporting “42” Nigerians from Niger can only trigger an action that will not be helpful to the brotherly relationship that exists between the two countries”.

Your thoughts!

8 thoughts on “Niger Republic Deported 42 Nigerians

  1. Niger here deporting Nigerians, hmmm, anyways due process should be followed while migrating Sha.

  2. The truth is that any individuals who is migrating to another country should follow the normal process and migrate in a legal means.

  3. Too bad, i don’t think migrating to Niger from Nigeria would be a difficult one. People choose not to do the right thing at their own risk.

  4. I agree with Senator Shehu Sani’s speech . Deporting them will not be helpful to brotherly relationship at all

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