WATCH: RTE News features plight of Offaly schoolboy facing deportation

Nonso Muojeke along with his mother and older brother are facing deportation back to Nigeria

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The entire student body showing their support for Nonso

The entire student body showing their support for Nonso

RTE News has featured a report from Tullamore College about the plight of an Offaly schoolboy facing deportation from Ireland along with his mother and brother.

Nonso Muojeke along with his mother and brother are facing deportation despite living in Ireland or 11 years. Students and staff at the school as well as the local clergy have come together to show their support for the teenager and his family. RTE have now featured the family's plight.

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The Minister is being asked to consider revoking a deportation order against Nonso Muojeke which would see him sent back to Nigeria, a country where he doesn't even speak the language. He has been living in Ireland with his mother and older brother for 11 years.