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“They Ain't Spies For Any Terrorist Group” – GIS On 50 Nigeriens Repatriated (VIDEO)


Head of Public Affairs, Ghana Immigration Service (GIS), C/Supt. Michael Amoako-Atta has clarified that the Fifty (50) Nigeriens repatriated few days ago are not spies for any terrorist group as speculated.


The Head of Public Affairs made these known in an exclusive interview with Thinknewsonline.com on Thursday.


Responding to the alleged spies brouhaha, Michael Amoako-Atta said “It is not true. Those 50 Nigeriens who were abandoned at Achimota Abofun are not linked to any terrorist groups. They are not picking any information for any terrorist groups. When it comes to border control or intelligence gathering and any other thing about security, we have assigned that to some specific institutions in the country”


“Over the years, we have gathered lots of intelligence of which no single person, be it, a security expert or analyst or whoever can say that his or her information is more accurate than that of the State Security Apparatus”


“When it comes to border control across the world, there are levels of operational strategies that have been put in place. In some country, they build high walls at their common borders so that no one enter while others use submarines likewise electric fences”


He revealed that in Ghana aside Immigration Officers who are stationed at the various border posts, there is also community intelligence who share information to the Security Agency.


The Head of Public Affairs appealed to transport owners and okada riders to refrain from busing unknown persons from the various borders into towns.


This, he said, will help save the lives of residents as well as curb illegal entry.


Mr. Amoako-Atta also disclosed that the 50 Nigeriens have been sent back to their country through Aflao.


In other developments, the Ghana Immigration Service has also disclosed that it has picked up some seventeen (17) Nigerians at Abokobi, a community in Accra.


The GIS says it has sent the seventeen (17) Nigerians back to their country.


Watch the video below:



Story by: Joshua Kwabena Smith

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