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Envoy Blames Nigerian Citizens In China Prisons For Engaging In Drug Trafficking & Other Crimes

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Feb 26, 2018 – Envoy Blames Nigerians In China Prisons For Engaging In Drug Trafficking & Other Criminal Activities

The Consul-General of the Federal Republic of Nigeria in Guangzhou, China, Mr Wale Oloko today said that many Nigerians were in various Prisons in Guangdong Province for overstaying their visas.

Oloko told the NAN in Lagos that some other Nigerians were also arrested for engaging in drug trafficking and other criminal offences that had led to their detention.

wale olokoWale Oloko

According to him, there are currently about 600 Nigerians arrested for overstaying their visas and in detention for other offences.

“There is no doubt that there are currently a number of Nigerians in various Chinese prisons, at least those under our consular jurisdiction in Guangzhou.

“’These our nationals are in different Chinese prisons for various offences.

“There are those that were arrested for overstaying their visas, while others were convicted for drug trafficking and other offences”.

“Any Nigerian wanting to visit any part of China must first know something about the country’s immigration requirements, and should be ready to obey laws in such places when they eventually arrive there.

“It is not advisable for any Nigerian to overstay his or her visa in any part of China or engage in any form of criminal act,’’ he said.

6 Comments

6 Comments

  1. Tupapa

    February 26, 2018 at 3:41 PM

    You job as an envoy is not to blame citizen rather to plea for their release.
    Oloko is a useless rag and must be fired

  2. SUUPS

    February 26, 2018 at 6:07 PM

    They should pay for their crimes. If they are pardoned more people will engage in crime.

  3. SUUPS

    February 26, 2018 at 6:08 PM

    They should pay for their crimes. If they are pardoned more people will engage in crime. Drugs destroy lifes.

  4. may ighere

    February 26, 2018 at 7:28 PM

    I hope Nigeria police force will read this to see the way China are treating other citizens when they go against their country law,they will come to Nigeria and do all kind of dirty business that no persons can try in their country and get away with it.

    • JJ

      February 27, 2018 at 11:30 AM

      MAY IGHERE
      GOOD TALK

  5. uzoma

    February 27, 2018 at 1:36 PM

    The envoy is correct. Obey the law of your hosts. Drug trafficking is a serious in any country even in Nigeria too, so why traffic drugs to other countries?

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