Coronavirus: NIDCOM denies Nigerians in China’s letter

Nigerians in Diaspora Commission NIDCOM has denied a statement on various social media platforms allegedly from the Nigerians in the Diaspora organisation NIDO (East China) claiming it had written a letter to Nigerians in Diaspora Commission NIDCOM requesting to be evacuated in the face of the dreaded coronavirus ravaging the people living in China.

NIDCOM in a statement signed by Abdur-Rahman Balogun,Head,Media and Public Relations Unit denied receiving any correspondence from NIDO East China but only saw it on different social media outlets.

The Commission However,stated it has been in constant touch with Nigerian Students Association in Wuhan (NSAW) whose President is Okoye Chiamaka and Vandi Kamaunji (Secretary General), several Nigerians resident in China as well as Nigeria Mission in Beijing.

“All communication and suggestions we have received so far have been forwarded to the Minister of Foreign Affairs, who will take appropriate decisions

NIDCOM will continue to co ordinate with the Ministry and the mission in Beijing as it awaits further instructions as directed by the Hon. Minister in this particular situation”the statement read.

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