By Gift Habib
The Chairman/CEO Nigerians in Diaspora Commission, Hon. Abike Dabiri-Erewa has condemned in strong terms the killing of a Nigerian in Tripoli, Libya.
The said Nigerian man whose identity was yet to be confirmed was alleged to have been set ablaze by three men of Libyan Nationals, who stormed a factory.
This is the latest in abuses that migrants and refugees face in the conflict-stricken country.
The NiDCOM Boss has described the act as dastardly, beastial and unacceptable. Hon Dabiri-Erewa called on the Libyan Authorities to apply the full weight of the law on the suspected Killers.
Witnesses said that the suspects forced their way into the factory where the victim was working and set him on fire.
The United Nations has described the man’s death as “another senseless crime” in Libya.
Meanwhile, a statement by the Libyan Interior Ministry has condemned the act, insisting that it is a new wave of violence on migrants in North Africa.
However, it was gathered that the Libyan authorities have detained three men suspected of burning the Nigerian man to death.
Investigation on the darsdardly act was said to still be ongoing .