Enugu - The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) has arrested 110 illegal immigrants in Enugu State, the Deputy Comptroller of Immigration in the state, Felix Odika, announced on Tuesday in Enugu.
Odika, who spoke on behalf of the Comptroller of the NIS in the state, Ismaila Bashir, told newsmen that the command would repatriate the illegal immigrants to their various countries in due course.
According to him, those to be repatriated include 94 Nigeriens, seven Togolese and two Beninoise.
The deputy comptroller said that seven others found to be Nigerians were released immediately.
Odika said the exercise which he said, would be continuous, was to ensure that the area was cleared of illegal immigrants as directed by the service headquarters.
He cautioned residents of the state against harbouring illegal immigrants.