- 22 Ghanaians have been deported from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia for staying there illegally
- They were mostly primary and Junior High School leavers and are aged between 21 and 38 years
- They were transferred to Ghana after being issued with travel certificates by the Ghanaian embassy in Saudi Arabia
The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has deported 22 Ghanaians, who mostly worked as house helps and drivers, YEN.com.gh has learnt.
Per a statement released by the Ghana Immigration Service (GIS) and endorsed by Kotoka International Airport’s public affairs manager, Barbara Sam, the airport received the deportees within a week.
Information available shows that the deportees were moved to Ghana using an Ethiopian airlines flight.
According to adomonline.com, they were made up of one male and 21 females and are aged between 21 and 38 years.
The deportation order was issued because the Ghanaians were illegally staying in Saudi Arabia.
It has also been reported that they arrived with travel certificates given them by Ghana’s embassy in Saudi Arabia.
It has also been established that the deportees are mostly primary and Junior High School leavers and they had been living in the country between 2015 and 2017.
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