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COVID-19: Stranded Nigerians in the UK sends urgent message to Buhari

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The stranded Nigerians in the UK has sent a message to Buhari on Covid-19 and evacuation

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The Nigerians in the UK has expressed their disastifaction about the Federal Government, Muhammadu buhari, Locking them out of their own country, their Father land and they call it “Unconstitutional.”

And they went ahead to quote the part of Nigerin constitution that is against Government locking his citizens overseas under any circumstances. Evacuation should have been the move, according to these angry Nigerians.

They said the Government ought to have evacuated them instead of leaving them frustrated and stranded in a foreign land who are laddened with huge cases 8of the COVID-19.

Mrs Olajoke Adesipe spoke for the stranded sons of the soil in UK and she pleaded with foreign Affairs Minister to attend to these Nigerians urgently.

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”The security and welfare of the people shall be the primary purpose of government. Every Government official swore on oath to uphold the constitution,” they chipped in.

In a written statement by the suffering Nigerians in the UK, Mrs Olajoke Adesipe who represented them said: ”We, Nigerian citizens, stranded in the UK due to COVID 19, write to express our dissatisfaction and frustration with the delay in our evacuation.
”We want to inform you of the following that has been unanimously agreed to on our platform (approximately 190 Nigerians).
”The Nigerian government does not have the constitutional power of locking its citizens out of the country. This is contrary to *section14 (2) (b)* of the constitution of the FRN which stipulates expressly that, the security and welfare of the people shall be the primary purpose of government. Every Government official swore on oath to uphold the constitution.

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Source: Vanguard

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