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UK Agrees Deal With Nigeria To Tackle Shared Illegal Migration

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Britain said on Thursday that it has agreed a new deal with Nigeria that would see them work together to tackle illegal migration and speed up the removal of foreign criminals.

Under the agreement, both countries will issue emergency travel certificates or temporary passports within five days in order to speed up removal.

The government, which has faced criticism for its recently-announced partnership with Rwanda to send asylum seekers to the East African country, said that the agreement with Nigeria would also promote “shared bilateral economic interests”.

PRITI PATEL has signed a major new deal with Nigeria aimed at cracking down on illegal migration and speeding up the removal of foreign criminals.

The Home Secretary described the memorandum of understanding as a “landmark agreement” that was an example of Brexit Britain’s new immigration plan in action. The new pact will also help promote “shared bilateral economic interests”, according to Home Office officials.

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