Nigerian Government Deports 36 Indians, 2 Korea Democratic People’s Republic Nationals


ABUJA – (Federal Ministry of Interior Report) – The Nigerian Government has approved the immediate deportation of 36 Indians and 2 Democratic People’s Republic of Korea nationals with immediate effect.

The release issued by the Permanent Secretary in the Federal Ministry of Interior, Mohammed Bello Umar (Dr) lately, indicates that the Minister of Interior, Abdulrahman Dambazau (Lt Gen Rtd) who signed the deportation order recently  in his Office in Abuja said it is in pursuant to section 45(2, 3 and 4) of the Nigeria Immigration Act 2015.

According to the Minister, the Indian nationals gained entry into the country with fake visas and counterfeit Immigration stamps, whilst the Korean nationals failed to regularize their stay upon the expiration of their contract with the Zamfara State Government. He identified the names of the affected Democratic People’s Republic of Korea nationals as follows:  Mr. AN CHUN SIK and Mr. JON SU GYONG.

The names of the 36 Indian nationals are:  Mr. Sajji, Mrs. Sajji Arvini, Mrs. Sunil Babujumma, Mrs. Meemi, Mr. Papachi, Mr. Deva, Mr. Rajani, Mrs. Kiran Shivachadra, Mr. Shivachadra, Mr. Shakthi, Mr. Prabhukumar, Mr. Rajan, Mr. Shree Kumar, Mr. Jagandeesh, Mrs. Mamathaja, Mrs. Sheela, Mr. Prasad, Mr. Pappa, Ms. Nirveni, Mr. Shambhu Kumar, Mrs. Reshma, Mr. Ravi Kumar, Mr. Iraji, Mrs. Jinotha, Mr. Kishore, Mr. Nageena, Mrs. Sheelavathi, Mr. Nentaraju / Santhosh Kumar, Mrs. Sumati, Mr. Krishna Lokesh, Mr. Santhil, Mr. Vasantha, Mr. Seebu, Mr. Vishwanath, Mr. Vishwanth Ramya, and Mr. Rajeshwari.

The Interior Minister reiterated President Muhammadu Buhari’s determination to empower the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) to enhance enforcement of the nation’s Immigration Laws, stating that all foreign nationals should operate within its provisions as the nation will not compromise on its immigration laws.