Minister of Interior, Rauf Aregbesola
Minister of Interior, Rauf Aregbesola

FG deports seven Korean nationals, ban them from entering Nigeria for life

NEWS DIGEST – The Federal Government has deported  seven Democratic People’s Republic of Korea nationals from Nigeria.

The deportation order  was effected by the Comptroller General of Nigeria Immigration Service, Muhammad Babandede, in Abuja on Tuesday.

The deportees, who allegedly attempted to undermine national security, were also banned from returning to the country for life.

They  are  Jo Sun Phil, Jang Sung Chol, Che Chunk Hyok, Pak Yong Gon, Ri Yong Il, Ri Hak Su and Ri Tong Nam.

Spokesman for the  NIS, DCI Sunday James, in a statement on Wednesday, said the Koreans were deported to their country of  on Tuesday through the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja.

“They were deported on the orders of the Minister of Interior based on the powers conferred on him by the Immigration Act 2015,” the statement noted.