By Bimbo Ogunnaike
Nigerian Immigration Service has disclosed that it will soon start to deport foreigners living in Nigeria without permit as from 12th of January 2020.
Comptroller General of the Nigerian Immigration Service, Muhammad Baba-Dede made this disclosure this while addressing border communities at Maigatari local government in Jigawa State.
“Federal Government has given six months of grace to all foreigners living in Nigeria illegally to register before 12th of January 2020. We have already started registration, therefore, whoever refuses to register before the dateline will be forced out of the country”
Baban-Dede said that the registration of foreigners was aimed at enhancing national security.
He also advised citizens to obtain their National Identity Card and report any foreigner who failed to register after the expiration of the dateline.