The Federal Government of Nigeria has approved the immediate deportation of 36 Indians and two Democratic People’s Republic of Korea nationals with immediate effect.
The Minister of Interior, Abdulrahman Dambazau, who signed the deportation order on Tuesday 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 him, the Indian nationals gained entry into the country with fake visas and counterfeit Immigration stamps, while the Korean nationals failed to regularize their stay upon the expiration of their contract with Zamfara State Government.
Dambazau gave the names of the affected nationals in a statement signed by the ministry’s Permanent Secretary, Dr. Mohammed Bello Umar as Mr. AN CHUN SIK and Mr. JON SU GYONG of the Democratic People’s Republic Of Korea.
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 and Mrs. Reshma.
Others are; 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.