Covid-19: Immigration Arrest 9 Cameroonians For Illegal Migration

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By George Odok

As part of measures to contain the spread of the Covid-19 pandemic in Nigeria, the Nigeria Immigration Service in Cross River State has arrested 9 Cameroonians for illegal entry into Cross River through the Mfum border in Entung Local Government Area of the State and at the Ikang border post in Bakassi.

The arrest was carried out by Immigration personnel on routine border patrol.

At the moment, Cross River State which is still Covid-19 free, seems to be surrounded by States with the pandemic including the international community of Cameroon.

Cameroon’s coronavirus tally as of April 3 stood at 509, Health Minister Manaouda Malachie confirmed in his daily briefing posted on Twitter.

Of the current figure, 203 were new cases that came from tests run of 800 travellers arrived in the country recently. Cameroon also has 17 recovered patients with eight deaths.

While on border patrol with the Immigration, this reporter found out that maritime transportation has been suspended, while fishing activities was still ongoing, especially at the Calabar channel.

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