Government Seeks Probe Of Death Nigerians In Cyprus

Yemisi Izuora

The Federal Government has forwarded a strong petition to the Interpol seeking thorough investigation into the deaths of Nigerians in Northern Cyprus.

This was disclosed by the Chairman of Nigerians in Diaspora Commission, Abike Dabiri Erewa on Monday, August 24.

Abike-Dabiri revealed that the Attorney General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami has filed a petition before Interpol.

The petition urged the body to investigate the mysterious deaths of Nigerian students in Northern Cyrus.

Dabiri in a tweet posted on her official handle on the micro-blogging site, Twitter; stated that the parent of Ibrahim Khaleel, a 25-year-old who was recently killed in Northern Cyprus have petitioned the commission on the mysterious death of their son.

“I received a petition from Justice Bello, whose son Ibrahim Khaleel, a 25-year-old student was killed in Northern Cyprus. Too many Nigerian students have died mysteriously in Northern Cyprus; a country not recognized by the United Nations (UN). Only recognized by Turkey.’’

Continuing, Abike-Dabiri revealed that the Federal Government will not stop until it gets answers.

‘‘The matter is already with the Interpol, courtesy of the AG. Several Nigerian students and many black students have died mysteriously in Northern Cyprus in the last few years. We will not relent until we get answers.”

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