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FG Of Nigeria Deports 3 Koreans For Over-Staying Their Visas

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​The foreigners, Lee Yoo Song, Lee Byeung Woo and Moon Een Soo were removed from the country on July 20, 2016 by the Nigerian Immigration Service, which said the men will not be eligible to enter Nigeria again through any port in the next 10 years.

A statement on Wednesday in Abuja by the Immigration Service Public Relations Officer, Ekpedeme King, stated that the Minister of Interior, Lt. Gen. Abdulrahaman Dambuzau (retd.) in the exercise of the powers conferred on him by sections 45(2) and (3) and 44( 1e) of the Immigration Act 2015, signed the deportation order.

The NIS cautioned all expatriates and their employers to respect the nation’s laws, noting that it was determined to enforce all aspects of Nigerian immigration laws in public interest.

The statement read, “Without prejudice to the foreign investment drive of government, the Comptroller – General of Immigration, Muhammad Babandede, wishes to use this opportunity to caution all expatriates and their employers in Nigeria to respect the laws of the country as the Nigeria Immigration Service is determined to implement all aspects of immigration laws in public interest.

“However expatriates resident in Nigeria with correct documentation are assured of the protection of their rights and dignity.”

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