FG Deports 22,000 to Fight Insurgency

The Federal Government has deported over 22,000 illegal immigrants over the past couple of months as part of a crackdown linked to its fight against an Islamist insurgency, Interior minister Abba Moro told reporters in Kano city this evening.

He said most of the deportees came from the neighbouring nations of Chad, Cameroon and Niger and were not properly documented.

He said Nigeria was engaging in the crackdown because illegal immigrants “have become ready tools in the hands of insurgents”….

FG Deports 22,000 to Fight Insurgency

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