FG registers 185 illegal migrants in Jigawa

The Nigerian Immigration Service says it has registered a complete of 185 foreigners residing illegally in Jigawa state.

Spokesperson of the Jigawa state command, Malam Fa`izu Ibrahim disclosed this to newsmen in Dutse the state capital.

He warned foreigners residing in the state to get registered earlier than the expiration of the deadline.

Ibrahim stated any foreigner who refuses to get registered can be liable to 3 years imprisonment or pay a high-quality of 5 hundred thousand Naira.

“registration is compulsory for all foreigners, 18 years and above residing in the country for more than 19 months” he said.

He stated the train is being carried out on the state Headquarters solely, for now, however would quickly be expanded to native authorities areas.

The Federal Authorities has set 12th of January 2020 as a deadline to deport any foreigner residing illegally in the nation with out being registered.

The registration train is geared toward enhancing Nationwide safety.

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