Cameroonian intercepted by NIS operatives at Yala Border patrol base in Cross River State:


THE NIS Border Patrol Officers at Yala Border Patrol base in Cross River State arrested a Cameroonian while carrying out routine check to forestall Irregular migration across the border in view of the closure of the borders by the Federal Government to curb further spread of Covid-19.

While briefing the Comptroller General of Nigeria Immigration Service Muhammad Babandede, the Comptroller of Cross River Command Okey Ezugwu, stated that the Cameroonian, Kouaha Dieudonne, Male, 42, was apprehended with multiple passports of different countries which are not his own.

A statement by the NIS explained that two passports a Cameroonian and Guinea-Bissau passports bearing his name and the other five Nigerian passports belonging to other persons were found in his possession.

It added that the Comptroller General of Nigeria Immigration Service has ordered for thorough investigation and report on the arrest.

The Comptroller of the Cross River Command and the Officers at Yala Border Patrol were commended for a job well done and display of professionalism, shunning inducement to effect the arrest.

“The arrested migrant will be prosecuted after necessary charges are established for his prosecution in line with Immigration law,” it added.

Aug. 11, 2020 | 14:50

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