FG rescues 39 Nigerians detained in Ghana over illegal entry

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FG rescues 39 Nigerians detained in Ghana over illegal entry

The Federal Government has facilitated the release of 39 Nigerians detained for illegally entering Ghana.

 

The Nigerians in the Diaspora Commission, NIDCOM, made this known in a statement shared on its Twitter handle. It said the Nigerian citizens were arrested at Aflao border as they attempted to enter Ghana illegally.

 

“About a month ago, the Nigerian mission in Ghana got a call on the arrest of six Nigerians who were caught at Aflao border trying to enter Ghana,” the statement reads.

 

“The Nigerian consular team was dispatched by the High Commission to intervene immediately, and on getting there, they met with about 30 more Nigerians who were arrested for also trying to enter Ghana through illegal routes due to the border closure.”

 

The consular team was said to have appealed to the immigration officials not to prosecute the culprits.

 

“The officials agreed and allowed the team to get their details to secure approval from the appropriate authorities for…



Source: Linda Ikeji