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FUTO students who went to Croatia for table tennis competition and landed in refugee camp, applied for assylum – Abike Dabiri-Erewa


Senior Special Assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on Foreign Affairs and Chairman/Chief Executive Officer of the Nigerian Diaspora Commission, Abike Dabiri-Erewa has finally reacted to report of two students of the Federal University of Technology, Owerri (FUTO) who attended an international table tennis competition in Croatia and ended up in a Bosnian refugee camp.

Recall it was reported that the two students identified as Abia Uchenna and Eboh Chinedu arrived in Zagreb, capital of Croatia on November 12, for the fifth world inter-university championships held in the country.

The students claimed they ended up in a refugee camp after being apprehended by police officers while taking a walk around the country’s capital.

However serving an update on the incident, Abike Dabiri-Erewa disclosed that the two students stayed back and applied for assylum after the competition ended. She further disclosed that the Nigerian Ambassador to Hungary is on the matter.

Dabiri-Erewa tweeted;

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