0 comments

Arrest Nigerians flouting Laws in Kenya – FG

by on October 27, 2016
 

The Federal Govern­ment has backed the Kenya Govern­ment on the arrest of twen­ty six Nigerians in Kenya on 22nd October 2016 for flouting visa laws and for not being in possession of valid documents for their stay in that country.

According to a state­ment by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs signed by the Acting Spokesperson, Jane Bassey Adams, the immigration authority of Kenya acted in accord­ance with their domestic laws regarding the appre­hension, arrest and sub­sequent removal of illegal immigrants by cracking down on foreigners whose visas had elapsed but who had to remain in Kenya il­legally.

The ministry said some of them has also been in­dicted for criminal activi­ties, including advance fee fraud also known as “419”.
It also said it would not support any Nigeria who breaks the law of his or her host country.

READ  Today's FEC Meeting moved to Aisha Buhari's office

“The Ministry of For­eign Affairs wishes to state that the government of Ni­geria does not support, encourage or condone any form of illegal migration and condemns all acts of criminality in its entirety.”

“The Ministry of For­eign Affairs wishes to in­form the members of the public that the Nigeria High Commission in Nai­robi has since sprang into action to ascertain the cir­cumstances of the arrest,” it stated.

It called on Nigerians living abroad to abide by the laws of the country of their residence.
“Accordingly, Nigerian immigrants are encour­aged to be law-abiding and desist from any ac­tion capable of tarnishing the image of our country or bring the country into disrepute.”

Be the first to comment!
 
Leave a reply »

 

Leave a Response