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A ship carrying three Nigerians From Lagos Is Found By the Spanish Coastguard

The migrants were admitted to the port and treated by health care providers, according to the authorities.

Three migrants who were stowed away on a ship when it arrived in the Canary Islands from Nigeria were rescued by the Spanish coastguard.

On Monday, November 28, 2022. the news was disclosed by the coastguard .

What you should know

The vessel arrived in Las Palmas in Gran Canaria after an 11-day trip from Lagos, according to Marine Traffic.

What foreign authorities did

The authorities confirmed that the migrants were taken into the port and attended to by health services.

Why this is important

African migrants seeking to reach Europe frequently take the well-known route through the Canary Islands.According to data from Spain, sea migration to the archipelago increased by 51% in the first five months of the year compared to the same period last year.

 

The Nigerians’ names and identities have not yet been made public.
The incident has not yet been addressed by the Nigerian government.
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