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Thursday, August 1, 2013
Nigerians in Benin Republic raided and dumped in a camp (Photos)
According to a report by a Nigerian lawyer living in Benin Republic who
sent out the story to the media, in the early hours of yesterday
morning, Wednesday July 31st, the police department of the Republic of
Benin carried out a
house to house search of Nigerians living in Cotonou,
who don't have their passports and ID cards. The Nigerians they found
wanting were bundled up and
quarantined in a local primary school (pictured above). More Pics after cut...
A few other nationalities like Ghanaians and Nigers were also picked up
but majority were Nigerians. The Benin police say they plan to continue
their raid because some foreigners were constituting a nuisance in the
The lawyer had to bail her relatives from the camp with 20,000cfa which
is about N6000 even though they didn't commit any crime other than being
unable to identify themselves. Maybe it's time to come home!