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Nigeria Government Condemns Burning Of Nigerian Migrant Worker In Tripoli

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The Federal Government has condemned “in strong terms” the killing of a Nigerian in Tripoli, Libya.

The Nigerian whose identity has not been confirmed was doused in petrol on Wednesday at a factory in Tripoli by three Libyan nationals before being set on fire.

Chairman/CEO of the Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM) Abike Dabiri-Erewa in a statement on Thursday signed by a spokesperson for NIDCOM, Gabriel Odu described the act as “dastardly, beastial and unacceptable.”

“The Chairman/CEO Nigerians in Diaspora Commission Hon Abike Dabiri-Erewa has condemned in strong terms the killing of a Nigerian, setting him ablaze by three men.

“Allegedly all Libyan Nationals who stormed a factory.

The NIDCOM Boss has described the act as dastardly, beastial and unacceptable. Hon Dabiri-Erewa 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 “another senseless crime against migrants in the Country.

“In the meantime, 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 on going,” the statement read.

Dabiri-Erewa called on the Libyan authorities to apply the full weight of the law on the suspected Killers.

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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 as “another senseless crime against migrants in the country.”

The suspected attackers are in police custody.

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