UK Deports 35 Nigerians Over Alleged Immigration Related Offences

 

United Kingdom today deported 35 Nigerians for allegedly committing immigration related offences.

The 35 deportees, who arrived at the international wing of the Murtala Muhammed Airport (MMA) Lagos at about 5.50am comprises 30 males and five females.

They were ferried into Lagos Airport in a chartered flight with the Titanic Airways and registration number G-POWO.

The Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Joseph Alabi, confirmed the development.

As it usual, the 35 deportees were received by officers of the Nigerian Immigration Service (NIS) , the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) and the Police.

Officials of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN), were also on hand to receive the latest deportees.

On alighting from the aircraft, the deportees were profiled by officers of NIS, after which they were given a stipend to facilitate their transportation to their respective states.

Meanwhile, there are strong indications that some voluntary returnees will be arriving the country tomorrow; May 25, 2017 from Libya .

However, the time of arrival was not certain as at the time of filing this report.

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