Nigerian Government Frowns at the Killing Of Citizen In Libya


The Nigerian Government has expressed displeasure towards the killing of a Nigerian migrant worker in Tripoli Libya.

In reaction to the incident, the Chairman/Chief Executive Officer of Nigerians in Diaspora Commission, Abike Dabiri-Erewa issued out a statement on Thursday, October 8, in which she condemned the act.

“The NIDCOM describes the act as dastardly, bestial and unacceptable. We call on the Libyan authorities to apply the full weight of the law on the suspected killers,” she stated.

In the same vein, Libyan Interior Ministry frowned at the act via a statement issued out, insisting that it was a new wave of violence on migrants in North Africa.

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

It had recently been reported that the Nigerian, who as at the time of compiling this report is still yet to be identified, was burnt to death.

Report has it that three Libyans stormed a factory in the Tripoli neighborhood of Tajoura on Tuesday, October 6, where African migrants were working.

It was gathered that they poured petrol on him and set him on fire for an undisclosed reason.