Seven Nigerians who took part in the End SARS protest without a permit in Egypt, are set to be deported from the North African country.
Chairman Nigerians in Diaspora Commission, Abike Dabiri who revealed that eight Nigerians were arrested, however, said the Nigerian with resident permit will not be deported.
Recall that the commission had on October 19, 2020, issued a statement confirming the arrest of 8 Nigerians, 4 male and 4 female by the Egyptian authority in Cairo.
Dabiri in a recent tweet, announced the 7 detained protesters will be deported due to lack of resident permit, while the remaining one has signed undertaken not to break Egyptian laws.
“Update on the 8 Nigerians detained in Cairo for protesting without a permit, 7 of them are to be deported to Nigeria for lack of resident permits. The only one that has Residency will get final clearance from the Minister of Interior.
“After signing an undertaking not go against the laws of Egypt, the Nigerian mission in Egypt is still appealing for leniency on behalf of the seven slated for deportation,” she tweeted.
After signing an undertaking not go against laws of Egypt. The Nigerian mission in Egypt is still appealing for leniency on behalf of the seven slated for deportation
— Abike Dabiri-Erewa (@abikedabiri) November 2, 2020