Hon. Abike Dabiri-Erewa, the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Foreign Affairs and Diaspora has condemned the act of five Nigerians arrested for alleged robbery of Dh 2.3 million Dinars in Sharjah Area of Dubai, UAE.
The five suspects who were on visitors visas to Dubai are
1. CHIMUANYA EMMANUEL OZOH
2. BENJAMIN NWACHUKWU AJAH
3. KINGSLEY IKENNA NGOKA
4. TOCHUKWU LEONARD ALISI
5. CHILE MICAH NDUNAGU.
A statement by the Special Assistant Media to the SSA, Abdur-Rahman Balogun said the action of the five Nigerians is condemnable.
She described the action of the Nigerians in a foreign land as despicable and shameful as it was not in accordance with good character of Nigerians.
She, however, warned Nigerians living abroad to be good ambassadors of the country and desist from tarnishing the good image of Nigeria.
Dabiri-Erewa also advised embassies to screen applicants for visa and ensure that they are of good character.
The five Nigerians had on Sunday allegedly stormed a money exchange in Sharjah and fled with 2.3 million Dinars before they were arrested by the Dubai Police.
According to the Police, the men barged into the exchange and smashed the glass barrier between the customers and the staff, stole the money in multiple currencies and fled.