Former Kaduna Senator Reacts As Niger Republic Deports Nigerians – Shehu

Former Kaduna senator, Shehu Sani has reacted to the deportation of Nigerians citizen by Niger Republic government.

He said deporting the Nigerians may trigger an action that will not be helpful to the brotherly relationship between the two countries.

The former lawmaker was surprised that why a country like Niger will deport Nigerians citizen from their country and while hundreds of thousand of its citizen living in Nigeria for generations.

Report says that, least than 42 Nigerians were repatriated from the Niger Republic for entering the country without valid documents.

This was disclosed by Abdullahi DaIhatu, acting controller, Nigerian Immigration Service (NIS).

All the deportee were returned to Nigeria through the NIS control post in Kongolam.

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