The German government is set to deport about to 30,000 Nigerians seeking asylum in the country. This was disclosed by the Senior Special Assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on Diaspora and Foreign Affairs, Hon. Abike Dabiri Erewa, at a programme;
“Germany said it has about 25,000 to 30,000 Nigerians seeking asylum and they can’t guarantee they will get it. So, there is every possibilities that they will be returned to Nigeria,”
She said the German government alleges that the reasons for asylum by the Nigerians were not genuine, Daily Trust writes.
“Germany has set up a team working with the ministry of foreign affairs to see how the whole process [of deportation] can be made easier,” s
She enjoined young Nigerians to take advantage of scholarships and easier process of regular migration for Nigerians offered by the German government.
Hon. Dabiri Erewa stated, adding that irregular migration was no longer working as the foreign countries were also having their own challenges now.