Abike Dabiri-Erewa, Chairman, Nigerians In Diaspora Commission, on Monday reacted to the conviction of six Nigerians by United Arab Emirates for wiring $782,000 to insurgent group Boko Haram.
The Chairman of NIDCOM in a post on Twitter disclosed the affected persons and their jail terms.
She further stated that the convicts are permitted to approach the supreme court if they desire.
Dabiri-Erewa, however, warned Nigerians across the world, to desist from crime and criminality.
She wrote, “6 Nigerians convicted in the UAE for wiring $782,000 to Boko Haram.”
“Abubakar Muhammad and Saleh Yusuf Adamu got life imprisonment, while Ibrahim Ali Alhassan, AbdurRahman Ado Musa, Bashir Ali Yusuf and Muhammad Ibrahim Isa got 10 years.”
“They lost their appeal.”
“They can approach the Supreme Court if they so desire, as we continue to appeal to Nigerians all over the world to desist from crime and criminality”
“The case had been in court since 2015.”