Nigeria Immigration deports 150 illegal aliens in Zamfara

The Nigeria Immigration Service in Zamfara ​State ​has repatriated​ ​150 immigrants who illegally entered Nigeria from neighboring countries this year.

The State Comptroller of the Service, Shehuri Sadiq, stated this at a news briefing in Gusau on Tuesday.

Mr. Sadiq said the aliens were arrested during operation​s to remove of irregular immigrants in the state.

He said the raids were carried out in areas including Bungudu, Mada, Mado town, Gusau, Samaru, Filin Jirgi, Gada biyu and Damba.

The Comptroller also said that the exercise was not intended to spite any nation but to defend and protect “our fragile democracy”.

He said that some of the immigrants were found in possession of Nigeria’s National Identity Cards and Voter cards which according to him, was against the nation’s democracy.



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  • Benny born

    But which kind country be this for Christ’s sake, Citizenship is being sold for 1 and get 1 free, for their selfish interest. Damn. it’s a shame.

    • Otile

      Col Yakubu Gowon invited them when he begged their to come inside Nigeria and take whatever necessary as long as they kill Igbo people. Why send them back now in peace time? When the real war breaks out you will need them again.

  • progress

    Pdp don’t destroy this country. What you’re trying to say is that northerners are using aliens and inec is culpable so that you can change Jega at all cost.but that will not work we all know it is the handwork of moro the youth killer.