Dabiri-Erewa condemns burning of Nigerian in Libya

ABIKE Dabiri-Erewa
ABIKE Dabiri-Erewa

ABIKE Dabiri-Erewa, chairperson, Nigerians in Diaspora Commission, NIDCOM has condemned in strong terms the killing of a Nigerian, setting him ablaze by three men allegedly all Libyan Nationals who stormed a factory.

Dabiri-Erewa described the act as dastardly, bestial, and unacceptable.

She called on the Libyan authorities to apply the full weight of the law on the suspected Killers.

However, a statement by the Libyan Interior Ministry has condemned the act insisting that it is a new wave of violence on migrants in North Africa.

The United Nations has also described the killing of the Nigerian man as “another senseless crime against migrants in the country.”

Realnews reports that as at press time,  the full identity of the Nigerian man set on fire by petrol has not been made known as investigations and interrogations of the suspected attackers who are in custody are ongoing.

– Oct. 8, 2020 @ 17:00 GMT /

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