The federal government has deported three Koreans for immigration offences.
Ekpedeme King, spokesman of the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS), disclosed this in a statement on Wednesday.
According to King, the NIS cautioned expatriates to respect the nation’s immigration laws, as the country is determined to forestall any breach of them.
“The federal government of Nigeria had on the 20th of July, 2016 deported three (3) Koreans namely Lee YooSong, Lee Byeung Woo and Moon EenSoo for immigration-related offences,” he said.
“The Hon minister of interior, Lt Gen AbdulrahamanDambuzau (Rtd) 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.
“With the deportation order in force, the three (3) Koreans will not be eligible to enter Nigeria again through any port in the next 10 years.
“Without prejudice to the foreign investment drive of the 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 aspect of immigration laws in public interest.
“However, expatriates resident in Nigeria with correct documentation are assured of the protection of their rights and dignity.”