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UK Government Replies FG After Kicking Against Granting Of Asylum To IPOB Members

Recall that UK Government unveiled plans to grant Asylum to prosecuted members of the Indigenous People Of Biafra (IPOB) and the Movement of the Actualisation of the Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB).

In swift Reactions, the Nigeria's Minister of Information, Lia Mohammed said if indeed the UK Government has such plans for the IPOB and MASSOB Members, then something is wrong somewhere.

The minister furthered that it will sabotage against Nigeria's fight against terrorism, adding that the UK Government was undermining Security in Nigeria by it's actions.

On Thursday, 22nd of April, 2021 Naija News reported that the British government has replied the federal government after it kicked against the granting of asylum to the IPOB and MASSOB Members.

Naija News reported that the British High Commission stated on Wednesday that all Asylum and human rights claims from Nigerian Nationals will be considered on their individual merits in accordance with the international obligations.

The Commission added that it has a proud history of providing protection to those who need it, in accordance with it's International obligations under the Refuge Convention and European Convention on Human Rights.

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