Italy deports 40 Nigerians for immigration and drug problems

Deportees at the cargo section of MMIA, Lagos

Another batch of 40 deportees have arrived Nigeria, this time  from Italy.
This is coming barely a week when 23 were brought back home from the UK.

They were sent back home for immigration and drug related offences.

The deportees were brought into Nigeria aboard Air Meridiana aircraft with the registration number E1-FNU.

The deportees, both males and females arrived the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA), Lagos at 8:25pm.
Of the 40 deportees, 39 were returned because of immigration offences while one, a male was returned because of his involvement in drug related matters.

The deportee with drug related issues was handed over to police for prosecution while 39 others were profiled by the officials of the Nigerian Immigration Service attached to the airport and allowed to leave.


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