The Nigeria Immigration Service on Tuesday said it arrested and repatriated no fewer than 450 illegal immigrants from Edo in the first quarter of the year.
Comptroller of Immigration in the state, Mr. David Adi, disclosed this at the presentation of a refurbished Hilux van by the Management of Okomu Oil Palm Company Plc to the command, in Benin.
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Adi said that those repatriated were mainly from the Niger Republic, Mali and Ghana, adding that they were “irregular immigrants’’ and security risks to the country.
He said that the affected foreigners had no regular travel documents and credible means of livelihood.
Adi commended Okomu Oil Palm Company for the vehicle, saying that the gesture would help the command in achieving its statutory duties.
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