Rauf Aregbesola, Minister of Interior, has ordered the deportation of seven nationals of Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK).
Sunday James, Public Relations Officer of the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS), said this in a statement on Wednesday.
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He said Aregbesola has the power to do so under the Immigration Act 2015.
“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.
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James said they had been put on a flight to their country on Tuesday through the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport in Abuja.