Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Kwame Nkrumah’s Son Sekou Nkrumah Deported From United States

Information reaching DAILY GUIDE indicates that the controversial son of Ghana’s first president,Sekou Nkrumah, has been deported from the United States of America.

Even though attempts to get a response from the former boss of the National Youth Authority (NYA) with calls and text messages to his phone proved unsuccessful, sources at the Kotoka International Airport (KIA) told DAILY GUIDE that he travelled to the United States last Saturday on board a Delta airline flight.
But even before Sekou could set foot on American soil, he was held by security officials and put on the next available flight back home to Ghana.

Reports suggest that although Sekou had a permanent resident permit (green card), an immigration status of a person authorised to live and work in the US permanently, it had been dormant for a while because of his absence from the US for a very long period.

This, according to our source, was because he had not used the green card issued to him for a long time and could not have been allowed into that country since holders are required to maintain permanent resident status and can be removed from the United States if certain conditions of this status are not met.
On arrival at KIA, Sekou was said to have been handed to the Ghanaian security authorities who debriefed him and later asked him to go home.

Under certain conditions, permanent residence status can be lost involuntarily, including committing a criminal act that makes a person removable from the United States.