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Lt. Gen. Abdulrahaman Dambazzau

Lt. Gen. Abdulrahaman Dambazzau

The federal government said it has deported three Koreans due to some Immigration related offences.

A statement signed yesterday by the spokesman of the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) Ekpedeme King, said the deportation which took place on the 20th of July, affected three Korea nationals which include: Lee Yoo Song, Lee Byeung Woo and Moon Een.

The statement said Minister of Interior, Lt. Gen. Abdulrahaman Dambazzau “in the exercise of the powers conferred on him by sections 45(2) and (3) and 44( 1e) of the Immigration Act 2015 signed the Deportation 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.

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