Kenyans held in Nigeria over Chinedu
17 June 2013, 07:27
Nairobi - Daily Nation reports authorities in Nigeria are holding seven government officials and five airline crew from Kenya, after they had travelled to the country to deport Nigerian businessman Anthony Chinedu.
According to sources, the officials from different government departments including foreign affairs, immigration and police, left Nairobi for Lagos in a chartered aeroplane on June 3 escorting the controversial businessman and two other Nigerians, Christopher Nnanyelu and Oluwatosin Adebiyi. The three had been declared prohibited immigrants in Kenya.
However, they have not been allowed to leave Nigeria, saying that they are being held by authorities at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport in Lagos together with their chartered East African Safari Express plane.
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