The News Agency of Nigeria reports that they were made up of 95 males and two females.
Joseph Alabi, the spokesperson of the Lagos Airport Police Command, confirmed the development. An immigration source told NAN on condition of anonymity that six of the deportees were returned to the country for drug offences while 10 were arrested and deported for other criminal offences. The others were said to have committed immigration offences.
All the deportees were profiled by officials of the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) while those deported for drug related offences were handed over to the Police for further investigation.