AUTHORITIES of the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS), Osun State command have arrested two Togolese, claiming to be Nigerians for allegedly attempting to use Permanent Voters Cards (PVCs) issued by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to open bank accounts in Osogbo.
Making this disclosure during a press briefing on Tuesday at the state headquarters of NIS in Osogbo, the Comptroller of Immigration Service in the state, Mr. Idowu Adebowale hinted that the two foreigners and others currently at large were apprehended by his men attached to the office of the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC).
He explained that the two foreigners were allegedly accompanied by one individual simply identified as Jay Jay to the office of the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) in Osogbo when they were sighted by men of the NIS.
According to Adebowale, “the duo wanted to use the PVCs to open bank accounts, an act unknown to them as unlawful. They were apprehended on Monday when one of them called Jay Jay came with two others to NIMC office in Osogbo. The Immigration officer detected that they were not behaving like Nigerians which led to further interrogation. They were able to say the truth that they are Togolese, but have been living in Nigeria.” Read more<<<<<