Immigration, navy intercepts 12 at Nigeria, Cameroon sea border

Wed May 6th, 2020 - Akwa Ibom

A combined team of the Nigeria Immigration and Navy operatives has arrested twelve persons attempting to cross over to Cameroon from Nigeria by sea in a boat through Ibaka in Akwa Ibom state.

The twelve were arrested for going against the border closure order by the federal government in view of the coronavirus pandemic and have been taken for COVID-19 test before they would be released back to their communities.

A communique from the office of the public relations officer of the service of the NIS, Sunday James, said that the Comptroller General of Immigration, Muhammad Babandede has sought further partnership with the Navy forward operation base commander in Akwa Ibom, Livingstone Amadi to ensure more vigilance across the borders.




source: Guardian