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Immigration Service prevents 9 Ghanaians from entering Burkina Faso through unapproved routes

The Ghana Immigration Service (GIS) has revealed that its patrol team prevented nine Ghanaians from exiting the country to Burkina Faso, through unapproved routes.

In a press release signed by Inspector Ibn Yussif Duranah Abdul-Mumin Seidu, GIS said the culprits, four males and five females, were informed about the Presidential directive on closure of land borders, aimed at combating Covid-19 and educated them on the dangers of using unapproved routes to and from Ghana.

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Also, 11 Burkinababes and a female Malian, who were coming into Ghana through unapproved routes were refused entry into the country.

“The Ghana Immigration Service is determined to police the Upper West borders without let or hindrance. We call on the people of the Upper West Region to collaborate with state security agencies in the fight against the menace of irregular migration. Anyone who stands in our way in the fight against irregular migration shall be crushed.”

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Meanwhile, to combat illegal migration, the Upper West Regional Commander, Chief Superintendent Peter William Andoh, through the Comptroller General, has developed strategic measures to suppress the menace.

“The vision of the Regional Commander is to make undocumented migration unattractive,” parts of the statement read.

Source: Myoyonline.com

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