Russia-Ukraine War: Buhari Reacts To Maltreatment Of Nigerians, Africans
Nigeria’s main man, President Muhammadu Buhari has denounced the abuse of Nigerians and Africans at the Ukraine-Poland line.
Video getting out and about via online media showed Africans being consigned to the rear of the line and kept from entering the train to Poland from Ukraine.
A few Nigerian understudies, incorporating a mother with her child, had to surrender their seats for Ukraine residents.
The President, in an articulation endorsed by Garba Shehu, Senior Special Assistant to the President (Media and Publicity), said everybody notwithstanding identity, should be dealt with similarly despite war.
Denouncing their activities, Buhari said Africans, including Nigerians, have a similar right to safe entry under UN Convention and the shade of their visa or their skin should have no effect.
Some portion of the assertion read: “While endeavors to start talks among Russia and Ukraine are in progress, vital on our psyches is the security and basic liberties of nearly 4,000 Nigerian residents and numerous others from cordial African countries today abandoned in Ukraine
“There’s a long history tracing all the way back to many years of Nigerians and different Africans contemplating in Ukraine, especially medication. Most of Nigerian residents in the nation today are college enlisted understudies.
“From video proof, direct reports, and from those in touch with their wardsor Nigerian consular authorities there have been sad reports of Ukrainian police and security staff declining to permit Nigerians to board transports and trains heading towards Ukraine-Poland line.
“In one video broadly coursing via online media, a Nigerian mother, with her young child, was recorded being actually compelled to surrender her seat to someone else.
“There are additionally discrete reports of Polish authorities essentially declining Nigerian residents’ entrance into Poland from Ukraine.
“One gathering of Nigerian understudies having been over and over rejected passage into Poland have finished up they must choose the option to traverse Ukraine and endeavor to leave the country through the line with Hungary.
“However, consequently, it’s fundamental that everybody is treated with respect and without favor.
“All who escape a contention circumstance have a similar right to safe entry under UN Convention and the shade of their identification or their skin should have no effect.”
The President petitioned God for those impacted by this situation and communicated help to each discretionary move to finish the Russian-Ukrainian conflict.