The Chairman/CEO Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NiDCOM), Abike Dabiri-Erewa, has condemned in strong terms the killing of a Nigerian, who was set ablaze by three men, allegedly all Libyan Nationals, who stormed a factory in Tripoli, Libya.
The NiDCOM boss has described the act as dastardly, beastial and unacceptable.
Dabiri-Erewa called on the Libyan Authorities to apply the full weight of the law on the suspected killers.
Meanwhile, a statement by the Libyan Interiror Ministry condemned the act insisting that it is a new wave of violence on migrants in North Africa.
The United Nations has also described the Killing of the Nigerian man as “another senseless crime against migrants in the Country.”
According to a statement by Gabriel Odu, Media, Public Relations and Protocol Unit, NiDCOM, on Thursday, in the meantime, the full identity of the Nigerian man set on fire by petrol has not been made known as investigations and interrogations of the suspected attackers who are in custody are ongoing.