May 9, 2017 – Foreign Affairs Minister Apologises To Nigerians Treated Poorly By Staff Of Naija Embassies Abroad
The Minister of State For Foreign Affairs, Kadijah Abba-Ibrahim, today tendered apology to Nigerians who may have been treated poorly by some of the country`s Embassy and High Commission staff abroad.
She tendered the apology in Abuja when a delegation of Igbo World Union paid her a visit.
The group had earlier, described service delivery at most of the countries embassies abroad as; “ disgusting and non-charlatan.
Abba-Ibrahim noted that the embassy of every country represents its face in the international community, saying that it was unfortunate that Nigerians were complaining of some of the country`s embassies abroad.
“We have sensitise these members of staff, because this is not the first time such complaint is coming up.
“If Nigerians are complaining of our embassies abroad, then we have a very long way to go.
“I apologise to every of our citizens that have had course to complain about our embassies, we will handle this issue and take it up with all seriousness,’’ she said.