Friend of deportation case mother thanks supporters

A friend of the mother who, along with her two daughters, faces deportation to Nigeria has thanked supporters who have signed a petition calling for the Home Office to review the evidence.

Anj Handa wrote on Twitter:


Thank you everyone for your RTs and support. I can't get round to thanking you personally, but I want you to know how much it's appreciated.


Just under 124k petition signatures for #Afusat+babes. Didn't expect this when I started it!

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