Press Release: Update on Nigerian Protesters Arrested in Cairo, Egypt

The Nigerian mission in Cairo has had extensive deliberations with the Cairo ministry of Foreign Affairs ,Interior . as well as the Diplomatic Police. The 8 detained Nigerians, 4 men and 4 women were assured of decent treatment while in detention, they will be released after thorough investigations on why they flouted the laws of the land, check the status of their residence permits, and they will write an undertaking not to embark on any acts inimical to the Egyptian laws.

The Nigerian mission will continue to engage with the Egyptian authorities to see to the release of the Nigerian protesters, while NiDCOM will monitor the situation and give an update.

However, to the best of our knowledge, there is no record of any release yet as speculated on some social media handles.

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