Mon. Jul 15th, 2024

Nigeria Deports Three Koreans Over Immigration Offences

Kaduna (Nigeria) – Three Korean immigrants had been deported by the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) for violating immigration orders of Nigeria.


They are Lee Yoo Song, Lee Byeung Woo and Moon Een Soo.

Immigration Service spokesperson, Ekpedeme King made this known in a statement made available to Africa prime News. It noted that, the Koreans had been deported on the 20th of July, 2016.

The deportation according to the Minister of Interior, Abdulrahaman Dambazzau (Rtd) was done in accordance to the powers conferred on him by sections 45(2) and (3) and 44( 1e) of the Immigration Act 2015 signed the order.

“With the deportation order in force, the three (3) Koreans will not be eligible to enter Nigeria again through any port in the next ten years.

“Without prejudice to the Foreign Investment Drive of Government, the Comptroller – General of Immigration, Muhammad Babandede, wishes to use this opportunity to caution all expatriates and their employers in Nigeria to respect the laws of the country as the Nigeria Immigration Service is determined to implement all aspect of immigration laws in public interest,” it noted.

However expatriates resident in Nigeria with correct documentation are assured of the protection of their rights and dignity.

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