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7 Koreans deported, banned from Nigeria for life

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About seven nationals of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea have been deported by the Nigerian Government.

The deportees were also banned from returning to the country for life.

Comptroller-General of Nigeria Immigration Service, Muhammad Babandede, effected the deportation order.

It was said that the deportees allegedly attempted to undermine national security.

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

Immigration service spokesman, DCI Sunday James, in a statement on Wednesday, said the Koreans were deported to their country of origin 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.

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