Ghana authorities arrest 19 Nigerians for ‘illegal migration’

Obinwannem News Ghana authorities arrest 19 Nigerians for 'illegal migration'

Ghanaian Joint Security Forces has apprehended nineteen (19) fugitives from Nigeria, venturing to enter Ghana through an illegal route.

This was disclosed in a statement by the Ghana Police Service.

The operation ‘motherland team,’ comprising the police, military, and Immigration officers, arrested the ECOWAS nationals at Akuse, a community in the Eastern region of the country.

They were abroad a VW crafter bus with registration number GR 1344-21 drives by suspect Mawuli Katasi, 32.

The statement issued by the Police Affairs unit of the Eastern Regional Police Command said the suspects confirmed their identities as such and were traveling from Aflao in the Volta Region to Ada in Accra.

Recently, reports on https://www.obinwannemnews.com/nine-escapees-nigerian-prisoners-arrested-in-ghana/ was covered by Obinwannem News.

According to the police, the suspects have since been handed over to the Ghana Immigration Service, for further investigation.

Ghanaian authorities are really on the look out, to arrest any illegal immigrants, after the jailbreak of about 1,800 prisoners in Nigeria.

Ijeoma Njoku reporting, Obinwannem News

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