The Commissioner of the Bureau of Immigration and Naturalization (BIN) with some key officials of the bureau left on Friday February 3, 2011 for a week -long assessment tour of the Ivorian/ Liberia borders to observe security situation in the wake of the political circumstances in the Ivory Coast, resulting to the large influx of Ivorian citizens into Liberia.
According to a BIN release issued in Monrovia, the tour take the Commissioner Clarence Chris Massaquoi who is heading a high power of Immigration delegation, to the four south eastern counties including Maryland, River Gee, Nimba and Grand Gedeh.
The team is expected to make a brief stop at the Guinean/ Liberian borders en-route to the Southeast to meet with Immigration officers assigned at that Border. The delegation will spend the night in Yekepa where another crossing point into Liberia from Guinea is situated.
The BIN entourage will visit the following border points along the Ivorian/Liberian border including Loguatuo; Buotuo; Yekepa; Toe Town; Garley Town; Gleo Tempo; Nyaaken Border; Dakay Town Kablekan among others.
Meanwhile, the delegation is expected to return to Monrovia on Wednesday, February 9, 2011.