Nigeria deports seven Korean nationals for life

The Federal Government has deported seven nationals of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea from Nigeria for life.

According to a statement signed on Wednesday by the spokesman of the Nigerian Immigration Service (NIS), DCI Sunday James, the seven Korean nationals were deported on the order of the Honourable Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola.

According to the NIS, “the Comptroller General of Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS), Muhammad Babandede has carried out the deportation of the following seven Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) nationals from Nigeria for life.

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“The affected DPRK nationals are Jo Sun Phil, Jang Sung Chol, Che Chun Hyok, Pak Yong Gon, Ri Yong Il, Ri Hak Su, and Ri Tong Nam.

“They were deported by the order of the Honourable Minister Of Interior based on the powers conferred on him by the Immigration Act 2015.

“They were deported to their country of origin on the available flight on the 15th October 2019 through Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja. The general public to note.”

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