The Ghana Immigration Service is set to deport 25 Nigerian ladies arrested over prostitution in the Bono East Region of the country.
The Regional Commander of Immigration Service Department in the Bono East Region, Chief Superintendent Enoch Annor Abrokwa, told journalists that the girls will be deported to Nigeria as soon as the process is completed.
He said the arrest followed directives to security personnels to rid the region of unlawful elements by the Minister of the region, Hon. Kofi Amaokohere.
Chief Superintendent Abrokwa, also said there was a renewed campaign to weed out foreigners engaged in unlawful acts in the territory, stating that the prostitutes were arrested in the Nkoranza South and Kintampo South of the region by officers of the Immigration Service and the Ghana Police Service in the area.
According to him “Our men raided some notorious spots in the towns around 12a.m and 3a.m on the fateful day and picked about 25 prostitutes, all Nigerians”
At the time of their arrest, the Immigration officer revealed that none of the girls had in their possession, any valid form of identification.
He echoed a strong warning to foreigners illegally residing in the region saying,” I want to use this opportunity to warn all foreigners in Bono East Region, who do not have appropriate documents to start packing, because the Immigration Service will come after them.”
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