Cross River State Command of Nigeria Immigration Service has
arrested a final year student of College of Education, Akamkpa, for
alleged armed robbery and no fewer than 10 illegal immigrants in
State Comptroller of Immigration, Mr. Samuel Ogwiji, said the
Monitoring and Surveillance team he set up carried out a raid in
the state capital and arrested the illegal immigrants, who were
mainly from Republic of Mali and other neighbouring countries.
Ogwiji said about four persons suspected to be armed robbers
were sighted by his men in an uncompleted building near
Atekong Street, Calabar, in the early hours of Wednesday but
three ran away when confronted as one was unlucky as he was
Speaking with newsmen, the armed robbery suspect and final
student of Department of Mathematics from Etung Local
Government Area of the state claimed that his friend invited him
for a club outing in Calabar and that he never knew what he was
into before the security operatives picked him up.