Again, UK Deports 28 Nigerians

Barely two weeks after 48 Nigerians were deported from UK for undisclosed immigration offences, 28 Nigerians were last week deported from three European countries: Italy, Switzerland and Belgium for allegedly living in these countries illegally.
A source close to the State Security Service( SSS), attached to the international wing of the Murtala Muhammed Airport( MMA), Lagos hinted that 24 of the deportees were brought from Italy and while two each were deported from Switzerland and Belgium.
The deportees were said to have arrived the Hajj Camp of the international terminal at about 7:25pm with over 80 per cent of them males.
The deportees were airlifted back into Nigeria by Meridiana Fly aircraft, which originated from Rome.
The deportees were received by Immigration, who checked their passports to ascertain their nationalities, Police, National Agency for Protection and Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP), and other relevant stakeholders.
The source close to the SSS explained that the deportees were deported for overstaying even when their visas had expired in the European countries they were living in. recalled that the UK Government had about two weeks ago deported 48 Nigerians for allegedly residing in that country unlawfully.
The British authorities had also planned to deport about 500 Nigerians but may have rescinded the decision due to what yet to be3 confirmed source said was the intervention of the federal government.