Nigeria: Four Foreigners Among 147 Rescued From Kaduna Rehabilitation Home

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21 October 2019

Kaduna — The Commissioner, Ministry of Human Services and Social Development in Kaduna State, Hafsat Baba has said there were four foreign inmates among those evacuated from Malam Niga's Rehabilitation ‎and Skill Acquisition Centre in Kaduna.

She said they will be handed over to Nigerian Immigration Service for deportation.

The commissioner said the four foreigners were from Niger Republic and Cameroon and that communication had been established with their family members.

She told Daily Trust that most of the inmates evacuated from the centre located at Rigasa Community of Igabi Local Government Area were not from the state.

‎"Most of the inmates are not from Kaduna State. We have over 30 of them from Niger state, Maiduguri, Adamawa, Sokoto, then two from Niger and two from Cameroon.

"We are handing the foreigners to immigration service even though already, their parents have already started communicating with us. But it's the immigration that will take them to Niger Republic and Cameroon. They were all adults," she said.

The Commissioner added that the state government have started constructing state-owned Correctional centres, one in each of the three zones of the state, for juvenile which are under ministry for justice.

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