Twenty three Nigerians on Sunday arrived from Lome, Togo to Nigeria. It was learnt that the returnees were received by officials of the Nigeria Immigration Service at Seme-Krake Joint Border Post.
The Public Relations Officer, NIS, Mr Sunday James, confirmed the development.
James, in a statement titled, ’23 Nigerian returnees from Lome-Togo,’ said NIS on Sunday received at Seme-Krake Joint Border Post 23 Nigerian returnees who arrived from Lome-Togo.
He stated that the Comptroller-General of the Nigeria Immigration Service, Muhammad Babandede, on receiving the report of the returnees, directed that the control post carry out proper profiling and documentation of the returnees.
He gave the breakdown of the returnees as: Anambra-6; Ogun-3; Delta-3; Edo-2; Imo-2; Oyo-1; Benue-1; Abia-1; Enugu-1; and Ekiti-1.
According to him, the returnees were properly screened by WHO and Port health officials before the NIS profiling.
He stated that the returnees were handed over to the Lagos State Government Ministry of Health officials for onward processing in line with the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control health procedures for returning Nigerians.
James said, “The Nigeria Immigration Service received 23 Nigerian returnees that arrived from Lome-Togo today, Sunday, April 12, at Seme-Krake Joint border post.”