In line with the lockdown and total closure of the land, sea and air borders by the Federal Government, 13 persons have been intercepted en route Cameroun in an attempt to defy the order, using the waterways.
Cross River State Command of the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) disclosed this yesterday to reporters at the Ikang border in Bakassi Local Government Area during an inspection exercise to the border post.
The state Comptroller of the Immigration Service, Okey Ezugwu, who made the disclosure, noted that of the 13 arrests, nine are Cameroonians and four are Nigerians.
“They were arrested at the Mfum border post in Etung and Ikang border post in Bakassi Local Government.”
The Mfum and Ikang border posts have Nigeria bounded with Cameroon within Cross River State.