Moroni, Comoros- (African Boulevard News) – Security operations to expel illegal migrants continued on Thursday in the French Indian Ocean island of Mayotte as part of its ongoing mission to tackle the issue of illegal immigration. This operation follows an influx of migrants who have been arriving on the island from neighboring countries, such as the Comoros, and has been ongoing for some time.
According to authorities in Mayotte, the operation is aimed at tackling illegal immigration while also addressing the security challenges that it poses to the people of Mayotte. Security personnel, including soldiers, police, and gendarmes, have been deployed to various points on the island to intercept illegal migrants and prevent them from entering the country.
As part of the operation, the authorities have also been conducting searches and seizures to identify and apprehend those responsible for trafficking illegal migrants to Mayotte. The operation has resulted in the arrest of several individuals suspected of being involved in illegal immigration, and the seizure of boats and other equipment used in the trafficking of migrants.
Despite the efforts being made by the authorities, the issue of illegal immigration remains a significant challenge for Mayotte. The island has become a popular destination for illegal migrants due to its location and proximity to other countries in the region.
Speaking about the ongoing operation, a spokesperson for the government of Mayotte said, “We are determined to tackle the issue of illegal immigration head-on and to take all necessary measures to protect the people of Mayotte. The operation we are carrying out is aimed at ensuring that Mayotte remains a safe and secure place for all.”
The French government has also expressed its support for the operation, with the Minister of the Interior, Gerald Darmanin, stating that “we fully support the efforts being made by the authorities in Mayotte to tackle the issue of illegal immigration.”
In conclusion, the ongoing security operations to expel illegal migrants in Mayotte are a clear indication of the commitment of the authorities to address the issue of illegal immigration and maintain the safety and security of the island. Despite the challenges that lie ahead, the authorities are determined to continue their efforts to tackle this issue and ensure that Mayotte remains a safe and secure place for all.