The Nigerian Immigration Service has issued a warning to citizens against relocating abroad.
The agency in a thread on its official Twitter page warned Nigerians to be careful of modern-day slavery’ disguised as juicy offers disguised.
The tweet read: “Hey guys you may need to think deeply over that bogus offer of a better life abroad. You may end up in modern-day slavery. All that glitters is not gold.”
The agency advised those who intend to travel abroad to reject juicy, attractive but fake offers for foreign trips.
The tweet read: “TRAVEL ADVISORY
Are you planning to travel abroad anytime soon? Consider these:
1.Ensure that you have a genuine and valid Passport;
2.Approach the Embassy/Mission of your destination country to process your Visa.
3. Read up basic information about the country and have enough fund;
4. Refuse and reject juicy, attractive but fake offers for foreign trips to avoid falling into the antics of human smugglers and traffickers;
5. Follow authorized departure routes. Many who got deceived into following ‘short cuts’ never lived to tell the story;
6. Put a value on your human dignity. Resist and reject to be smuggled or trafficked abroad. You are not a commodity.”
Recently, about 418 stranded Nigerians were repatriated into the country from Saudi Arabia.