Abike Dabiri-Erewa, 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, United Arab Emirate (UAE).
The five suspects who were on visitors visas to Dubai are: Chimuanya
Emmanuel Ozoh; Benjamin Nwachukwu Ajah; Kingsley Ikenna Ngoka;
Tochukwu Leonard Alisi and Chile Micah Ndunagu.
A statement by the Special Assistant Media to the SSA, Abdur-Rahman
Balogun affirmed that 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.