The Nigerian Immigration Service, NIS has reiterated its warning to foreign nationals to keep off voting areas during elections or face prosecution and deportation.

The Head of the Service in Lagos, King Ekpedeme issued the warning today.

He said the Service had in the past five months, engaged leaders of foreign nationals especially those from the Economic Community of West and Central African States to speak to their people on the need to stay out of Nigeria’s elections.

Ekpedeme also said the service had retrieved several Permanent Voter Cards, PVC from none Nigerians, adding that it has put in-place mechanisms to forestall foreigners from taking part in the exercise. He said Lagosians should not be worried about the possibility of foreign nationals voting in this election.