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The Federal Government has summoned the Chinese Ambassador to Nigeria, Mr Zhou Pingjian over reports of maltreatment in China.

Nigerians in China who had travelled there for business purposes a few days before the federal government announced a lockdown are accusing Chinese authorities of maltreatment, just as they said the Nigerian government did not care about their plight.

A Nigerian returnee in the wake of the outbreak of Coronavirus (COVID-19) who preferred anonymity had said that some of his friends in China were going through a lot of stigmatisation from the Chinese.

However, Foreign Affairs Minister of Nigeria, Geoffrey Onyeama met with Pingjian on Thursday to discuss the issue of maltreatment of Nigerians in China.

Onyeama, on his twitter handle said expressed the concern of the Nigerian government over the allegations of maltreatment.

He called for immediate intervention of the Chinese Government on the issue.

“Invited the Chinese Ambassador to Nigeria, Mr Zhou Pingjian to communicate Nigeria’s extreme concern at allegations of maltreatment of Nigerians in Guangzhou, China and called for immediate Chinese Govt. intervention,” he tweeted.

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  1. When you have collected gifts, it becomes difficult to say the truth and rebuke those you need to rebuke. Nigerian govt have collected so much from foreign governments (in spite that we have so much resources which are usually squandered) and organizations that they now find it hard to reprimand them when they go wrong.


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