Ghanaian authorities on Monday announced that it would deport 44 Nigerians arrested for various offences, including staying without valid papers in the country.
The deportees, who were sentenced to 99 days imprisonment, will be deported after serving their sentence.
Sources said that those who served their sentence at the Tamale prisons were 43 males and one female.
According to Joy News, a team of escort officers, comprising Immigration officers, would lead the deportees from Tamale to Accra to receive their deportation letters and escorted them out of the country.
The various regional channels that the deportees would pass through have been alerted to ensure a smooth passage.
This is the first time that the Immigration Service is deporting a large group of people from the area, Sahara Reporters report.
The deportation comes after the Service noted that the country hss been witnessing a lot of illegal entries, prompting them to act.