(NEWS) Nigerians among the highest rate of Immigration in the world – Nigeria Immigration Service

(NEWS) Nigerians among the highest rate of Immigration in the world - Nigeria Immigration Service

(NEWS) Nigerians among the highest rate of Immigration in the world – Nigeria Immigration Service

Nigerian Immigration Service (NIS) raise worrisome alarm about the rate at which Nigerians are leaving the country in search of greener pastures around the world.
 

However, on a campaign organize on the scourge of Smuggling of Migrants (SOM) for stakeholders in Enugu State on Thursday, November 3, The NIS boss in Enugu state said

(NEWS) Nigerians among the highest rate of Immigration in the world - Nigeria Immigration Service
(NEWS) Nigerians among the highest rate of Immigration in the world – Nigeria Immigration Service

“Indeed, this program couldn’t have been held at a more appropriate time, considering the alarming rate at which, not only the youth, but older generation of Nigerians exhibit interest to leave the country. This is creating a worrisome phenomenon which has come to be popularly known in local parlance as “Japa”

He also stated that the issues to make someone travel out side searching for greener pasture is all caused by bad economic, security and social concerns. He mentioned that the youth, were leaving the shores of the country in their droves.

“To many, what is paramount is to achieve the goal of migrating from the country and not the means of reaching their destinations. Whether they are smuggled or trafficked, or they even get to leave the country by means of a stowaway, does not really matter to them. The ultimate interest is to relocate to foreign lands. As far as the vast majority are concerned, the end will eventually justify the means” he said

The (NIS) Boss also revealed that the desperation had brought unspeakable and unprintable hardships on numerous Migrants.

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