‘South African Policemen Involved In The Killing Of Nigerians’ – Presidency

‘South African Policemen Involved In The Killing Of Nigerians’ – Presidency

By Wires | The Trent on July 31, 2018
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Buhari Abike Dabiri
Senior Special Assistant to the President on Foreign Affairs and Diaspora Affairs, Mrs Abike Dabiri-Erewa with President Muhammadu Buhari in Aso Rock

The presidency has revealed that police officers in South Africa were involved in the killing of Nigerians.

Abike Dabiri-Erewa, the special assistant to the president on foreign affairs, also described the killing of Nigerians by fellow Nigerians in South Africa as worrisome and a “dangerous trend”.

In a statement on Monday, July 30, 2018, in Abuja, Dabiri-Erewa added that the latest killing of a Nigerian by a fellow Nigerian in South Africa was particularly traumatic.

“The last three killings have been alleged to be Nigerians killing Nigerians, it is quite worrisome and a more dangerous trend.

“For the first time, six policemen involved in killing of Nigerians over the years have recently been arrested and to be arraigned in court soon.

“The Nigeria Embassy is closely monitoring the cases in court.

“Nigerian Government will continue to demand justice for killings but this element of Nigerians killing fellow Nigerians in another country will only complicate matters,” she said

The presidential aide, who expressed pleasure that the person who committed the act had been arrested by the South African police, called for expedite action on justice.

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