Students To March On Leinster House To Save Nonso

Written 4 days ago by Ben Finnegan


Students from the midlands will descend on Leinster House today, in an escalation of their campaign to save a mother and two teenagers from deportation.

The Muojeke family fled Nigeria in 2007, eventually settling in County Offaly where the youngest child attends Tullamore College.

They were refused asylum but supporters hope a petition with more than 20,000 signitures will persuade Justice Minister Charlie Flanagan to grant humanitarian leave.

Teacher Joe Caslin is expecting a busy day: