By Dickson Blessing
In a bid to ensure that non Nigerians do not participate in the election, the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) has seized 191 permanent voters card from foreigners.
The public relation officer of NIS also said in the statement on Wednesday that the service seized 57 Temporary Voters Card (TVCs), 367 old national identity cards, 10 birth certificates and three NIS registration certificates including 11 old TVC slips from the foreigners.
He added in the statement that six tax cards of the Gada Local Government Community, two driver’s licenses belonging to Nigerians were found with the foreigners.
” Other items found in the possession of foreigners include one Nigerian Army Identity Card for occupants in the barracks, one primary school certificate and one data page of the Nigeria Passport,” the statement said.
These items were recovered in Sokoto, Jigawa and Zamfara States. The statement said the mop up development exercise was against irregular immigrants during the forthcoming election.