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#EndSARS: NiDCOM gives update on Nigerians arrested in Egypt


Abike Dabiri-Erewa, the Director-General of Nigerians in Diaspora Commission, NiDCOM, has given an update on the Nigerians arrested for protesting in Cairo, Egypt.

The Nigerians were arrested by the police in Cairo after they took to the streets in protest against police brutality in Nigeria.

Abike Dabiri-Erewa said that seven out of the eight Nigerians arrested will be deported to Nigeria for not having a resident permit.

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The NiDCOM boss tweeted that “the only one that has residency will get final clearance from the Minister of Interior after signing an undertaking not go against laws of Egypt.

“The Nigerian mission in Egypt is still appealing for leniency on behalf of the seven slated for deportation.”