Saudi Arabia Deports 198 Nigerians Residing Illegally In The Country

2 years ago by: Mister Jay Wonder
-- (m) at 23-07-2017 07:14AM (2 years ago)

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The Federal Government on Saturday received no fewer than 198 Nigerians illegally residing in Saudi Arabia at the Malam Aminu Kano International Airport at about 10 am.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that this number was out of the 1,800 Nigerians living illegally in Saudi Arabia, who were given amnesty to return to the country.

NAN reports that the 198 persons including women and children returned with their luggage on board a Med-View aircraft.

Officials of the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) in Kano received the first batch of the returnees.

Mohammed Yahaya-Sani, the Consular at the Nigerian Consulate in Jedda, Saudi Arabia, who led the illegal immigrants to Nigeria, told newsmen at the airport that the Federal Government sponsored their return.

According to him, the illegal migrants voluntarily reported to the Nigerian Embassy to be returned to Nigeria in compliance with the three months evacuation notice issued to them by Saudi authorities, which will expire on July 24.

Yahaya-Sani said that contrary to speculations, the returnees were not deported rather they voluntarily accepted the amnesty offer granted them by the Saudi authorities for illegal immigrants to leave the country.

“They decided on their own to return to Nigeria. The Saudi authorities offered amnesty to all illegal immigrants to leave the country within three months,” he said.

The official handed over the returnees to NEMA officials at the airport who witnessed and documented their returns before they later departed to their various towns and villages.

-- dankinalo (m) at 23-07-2017 08:19AM
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welcome back my people!!! dont think lot abt it
hope them nt preach evil for una brain.
as una enter dis country not go join BK people.
-- tegonwa (m) at 23-07-2017 08:37AM
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Good They Took This Amnesty Opportunity To Return To Nigeria.Saudi Arabia Is Prim And Priggish;the Punishment They Unleash For Illegal Acts Is Always Harsh.Hope These Returnees Would Be Of Good Behaviour.Hopeful And Not Hopeless.
-- euwilliams (f) at 23-07-2017 09:33AM
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Thank God you people came back alive without beheading.
-- benosky4 (m) at 23-07-2017 11:24AM
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Welcome ma pple

-- Sniper101 (m) at 23-07-2017 02:37PM
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its really simple and easy

...let the Federal Government of Nigeria also begin to repatriate Arabs who are illegally living in Nigeria too
-- ruthie (f) at 24-07-2017 09:54AM
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welcome back to zoo
-- CHRISETTE (f) at 24-07-2017 06:58PM
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Too bad