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Border Closure: NIS, Navy intercept Travellers on the Sea to Cameroon 


The Combined efforts of the Nigeria Immigration Operatives and the Navy at Ibaka in Akwa-Ibom state led to the interception of twelve (12) Adults on their way to Cameron from Nigeria through the sea.

They were apprehended in a boat that is heading to Cameroon.

 The Comptroller General of Nigeria Immigration Service Muhammad Babandede has directed the state Comptroller in Akwa-Ibom to thank the Commander of the Navy Forward Operation Base in Ibaka for their cooperation and vigilance that resulted in the interception of the twelve persons.

Meanwhile, the Nigeria Immigration Service Ibaka Control profiled the twelve persons and equally invited health officials to carry out medical checks and certify them satisfactory for return back to their homes since they were refused departure in view of the Border closure by Federal Government. 

The Comptroller of Akwa Ibom State Command CIS Livingstone Amadi, warned the twelve of them to avoid such journeys until the Border is officially opened. 

DCI Sunday JamesService Public Relations OfficerFor Comptroller General, Nigeria Immigration Service.

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