Their deportation was upon the directive of the Minister of the Interior. They were handed over to Nigerian authorities at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport in Ikeja, Lagos, on January 7, 2016, after an
exhaustive legal process in Accra. .
They are Molih William, Molilh, Klinsman, David Jacob, Amos Ebiyaibo, Aki Peggy John Picolo, Ayetimili Oyinle and Pinano Saniyu. 3 AK 47s, IG3 rifle, a pump-action gun and 256 rounds of ammunition were retrieved from them
Their arrest followed a complaint lodged by the Nigerian owner of a vessel, Sunday Nakase, who said the men had stolen hisvessel – MT Mariam – together with its crude oil contents and directed the crew to steer to an undisclosed destination…. they’d b honored tomorrow by Mr. President…..