Dabiri-Erewa Condemns Burning of a Nigerian in Tripoli, Libya

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The Chairman/CEO Nigerians in Diaspora Commission Hon. Abike Dabiri-Erewa has condemned in strong terms the killing of a Nigerian in Tripoli, Libya.

It was gathered that the man was set ablaze by three men allegedly all of Libyan Nationals, who stormed a factory where he was, doused him in petrol and set him ablaze, the Libyan Interior Minister disclosed.

CNN reports that three men have been arrested in connection with the burning of the Nigerian migrant worker.

The NIDCOM Boss in a statement by Gabriel Odu, Media,Public Relations and Protocol Unit, described the act as dastardly, beastial and unacceptable, and called on the Libyan Authorities to apply the full weight of the law on the suspected Killers.

Meanwhile 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”.

In the meantime, the full identity of the Nigerian man is yet to be made known as investigations and interrogations of the suspected attackers who are in custody are ongoing.

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