Nigeria deports 3 Koreans for expatriate quota abuse

The federal government has deported three Koreans due to what it described as some immigration-related offences.
This was contained in late-Wednesday statement issued in Abuja and signed by the spokesperson of the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS), Ekpedeme King.
Acoording to him, the deportation which took place on the 20th of July, affected three Korean nationals namely Lee Yoo Song, Lee Byeung Woo and Moon Een.
He said the Minister of Interior, Gen. Abdulrahman Dambazau (retd) “in exercise of the powers conferred on him by sections 45(2) and (3) and 44( 1e) of the Immigration Act 2015 signed the Deportation Order.
“With the deportation order in force, the three Koreans will not be eligible to enter Nigeria again through any port in the next ten years.
“Without prejudice to the Foreign Investment Drive of Government, the Comptroller – General of Immigration, Muhammad Babandede, wishes to use this opportunity to caution all expatriates and their employers in Nigeria to respect the laws of the country as the Nigeria Immigration Service is determined to implement all aspects of immigration laws in public interest.
“However expatriates resident in Nigeria with correct documentation are assured of the protection of their rights and dignity.”
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