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Syria Hand Over Nigerian Children Linked With The ISIS To Nigerian Government

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The Islamic State logo is seen on a portable mobile device in this photo illustration on January 22, 2019.
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The Syria government have deported three young Nigerians who are linked with ISIS and handed them to the Nigerian authority. 

According to the Kurdish authorities in northeast Syria, the three young Nigerians are siblings, a girl and two boys between age 5 and 10 years old who are orphans. 

This information was made known by Kurdish foreign affairs official, Fanar Kaeet, clarifying that the children are now under the cares of the Nigerian government. 

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In response to these reports, Musa Marika representing the Nigerian government said all efforts had been put in place by the government to deliberate on the issue.

He further said the Nigerian government would look requested that the said, “We have asked the foreign relations department at the Kurdish administration to send us the names of Nigerians as well as other Africans in their custody.

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