UK Deports 23 Nigerians


United Kingdom today deported 28 Nigerians for allegedly committing immigration-related offences.

This is coming barely two days  after   Spanish Government  deported 23 Nigerians for also committing various offences in the country,

The Lagos Airport Police Public Relations Officers,(PPRO)Deputy Superintendent(SP) Joseph Alabi, confirmed the development .

Alabi said the deportees arrived at the international wing of the Murtala Muhammed Airport (MMA) Lagos at about 12.13pm.

He said that the deportees are made up of 21 males and seven females and that they were brought back aboard a chartered Titanic Airways with registration number : AWC-761/2.

The PPRO said that the deportees on alighting from the aircraft were received by officers of the Nigerian Immigration Service (NIS) , the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP), the Police and officials  the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN).

They were profiled by NIS officials and were each given a stipend,which was not disclosed to facilitate their transportation to their respective states.

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