The federal government says it has has deported seven nationals of Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK).
This was made known in a statement issued by the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) Public Relations Officer, Sunday James on Wednesday.
“The Comptroller General, NIS Mr Muhammad Babandede, has carried out the deportation of seven DPRK nationals from Nigeria for life,” he said.
James, however, did not indicate the reasons for the deportation.
He listed some of those deported as Jo Sun Phil, Jang Sung Chol, Che Chun Hyok, Pak Yong Gon, R I Yong Il and Ri Hak Su.
James said Rauf Aregbesola, minister of interior, ordered their deportation based on the powers conferred on him by the Immigration Act 2015.
He said they were deported to their country of origin with the available flight on October 15, 2019 through Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja.