Ghana Immigration To Deport 25 Nigerians Over Alleged Prostitution.
The Ghana Immigration Service is reportedly
set to deport 25 Nigerian ladies arrested in
the Bono East Region of the country over
According to Daily Trust, the regional commander
of Immigration Service Department in the Bono
East Region, Chief Superintendent Enoch Annor
Abrokwa, said the girls would be deported to
Nigeria as soon as the process was completed.
Within Nigeria learns that their arrest
followed the regional minister, Kofi
Amaokohere’s directive to security agents
to tidy up the region and chase out the
unlawful elements. Chief Superintendent
Abrokwa said the country is engaging in
a renewed campaign to chase out foreigners
who engage in unlawful acts in the territory.
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According to him, the suspected prostitutes
were arrested in the Nkoranza South and
Kintampo South of the region when officers
of the Immigration Service and the Ghana
Police Service stormed the area.
He said: “Our men raided some notorious spots
in the towns around 12am and 3am on the fateful
day and picked about 25 prostitutes, all Nigerians.”
The immigration officer added that none of
the girls had any valid form of identification
in their possession at the time they were arrested.
“None of the girl’s had any form of identification
cards, such as Voter’s Identification card and
Passports,” he said. Chief Superintendent Annor
said the Ghana Immigration Service will immediately
commence the process for their deportation.
Annor issued a strong warning to foreigners illegally
residing in the region saying: “I want to use this
opportunity to warn all foreigners in Bono East Region,
who do not have appropriate documents to start packing,
because the Immigration Service will come after them.”