NIS operatives arrest 14 Togolese, 10 Nigerians at Ogun State border posts

THE Nigeria Immigration Service Operatives at Ajilete and Ilase in Ogun State Command have arrested 14 Togolese and 10 Nigerians.

The Comptroller of Ogun State Command CIS, Kunle Osisanya, said that the 14 Togolese comprised eight female adults, six female minors arrested in a J5 bus at Ajilete, while 10 were arrested at Ilase all in Ogun State.

He explained that five of those arrested were victims of Human Trafficking and they would be handed over to NAPTIP.

A statement by Sunday James, Service Public Relations Officer, said that the arrested persons defied the directive of government on Closure of Land Borders.

The statement noted that they have been profiled accordingly and that health officials subjected them to the NCDC medical procedures and Covid-19 testing.

It added that the Comptroller General of Nigeria Immigration Service Muhammad Babandede has complimented the officers for their gallantry and professionalism as some of the persons were arrested along illegal points created by the human smugglers.

– May 22, 2020 @ 10:55 GMT /

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