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Ghana to deport 23 Nigerian women over prostitution

The Ghana Immigration Service has disclosed that 25 Nigerian women who were nabbed in Bono East Region of the country for prostitution, would be deported.

It  said that none of the arrested woman had any valid form of identification as at the time of their arrest.

The Regional Commander, Gnana Immigration Service Department, Bono East Region, Chief Superintendent Enoch Abrokwa, hinted that the arrest of the women came after a directive from Regional Minister, Kofi Amaokohere, to security personnel to rid the region of unlawful elements.

Through a statement on Tuesday, Enoch added that there was a renewed campaign to flush out foreigners who partake in illegal acts in the region.

“Our men raided some notorious spots in the towns around 12a.m and 3a.m on the fateful day and picked about 25 prostitutes, all Nigerians. None of the girl’s had any form of identification cards, such as Voter’s Identification card and Passports,”

Also, he noted that the Ghana Immigration Service will soon start their deportation process, warning foreigners residing unlawfully to start leaving.

“I want to use this opportunity to warn all foreigners in Bono East Region, who do not have appropriate documents to start packing, because the Immigration Service will come after them,”the immigration officer said.

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