20 Burkinabes Arrested For Entering Ghana Illegally

Twenty Burkinabes were busted by the Ghana Immigration Service in the Upper West Region for entering Ghana illegally

Immigration officials in the Upper West Region have arrested 20 Burkina Faso nationals for coming into Ghana without approval amidst the Coronavirus outbreak.

The 20 Burkinabes were busted on Tuesday, April 28, 2020, at about 17:55 hours GMT by vigilant Immigration Officials.

They compromised of 18 males and 2 females with their ages ranging from 15 and 28.

They were said to be heading to Sampa, Techiman, and Kumasi respectively in a search for greener pastures.

A notice from the Ghana Immigration Service said the foreigners were onboard an O.A bus with registration number GR 6499.

According to the notice, the foreigners entered into Ghana through unapproved routes.

Ghana has closed its land, sea, and air borders and is not allowing the movement of public buses except it is transporting goods and cargo.

The move is part of efforts to stop the spread of Coronavirus in the country, yet some foreigners continue to illegally find their way into Ghana.

See Also:

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source: CNR

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