Kaduna - The Nigerian Immigration Service (NIS) has warned deportees not to return to the country without valid document.
The NIS Comptroller, Alhaji Yarima Hamman, gave the warning when he
presented 41 illegal immigrants arrested by the command to newsmen in
Kaduna on Saturday.
Hamman said that NIS had put measures to fish them out, noting the
service had captured the biometric data of the illegal immigrants.
He stressed need for foreigners entering to the country to seek and
secure valid documents, adding: "Nigeria will not allow anybody without
valid documents to stay in the country’’.
The comptroller said the suspected aliens were arrested at
Gidanmallam, Maigatari Rijana and inside the state capital, adding that
they would be repatriated to their countries.
One of the suspected alien, Lawani Musa from Niger Republic, told the
News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) that "I came to Nigeria to learn how to
"I really regret coming to the country without document,’’ he said.
Also, Hamidu Haladu, another suspects from Niger Republic, said he
would advice his people to secure valid documents before travelling to