The Federal Authorities mentioned circumstances of undocumented migrants had been attributable to Nigeria’s porous borders.
Minister of Inside, Rauf Aregbesola raised the priority at a gathering with an European Union delegation led by Ambassador to Nigeria and ECOWAS, Ketil Karlsen.
Aregbesola mentioned Nigeria was in search of stronger collaboration with related stakeholders to test the issue.
“Unlawful migration is a factor of concern because it not solely depletes a area of viable and dependable labour, expertise and human useful resource, but in addition makes room for unplanned human presence”, he added.
The minister counseled the EU and others for his or her assist on the Migrants Data Information Evaluation System (MIDAS).
He famous that the system had enhanced the documentation of immigrants getting into the nation.
Aregbesola additionally thanked Europe for aiding Nigeria to curtail the unfold of COVID-19
Nigeria’s land borders porous – FG